Breakfront open bookcase attributed to Gillows

Origin

England

Dates

Circa 1815

Dimensions

H  39.00 inch (99.06 cm)   W  78.00 inch (198.12 cm)   D  16.25 inch (41.27 cm)  

Dimensions
H  39.00 inch (99.06 cm)  
W  78.00 inch (198.12 cm)  
D  16.25 inch (41.27 cm)  

Description

A Regency rosewood breakfront open bookcase attributed to Gillows the shaped top with a brass gallery above a contre-partie boulle-work frieze and four fluted pilasters and three alcoves for five shelves, decorated with brass stringing, solid rosewood corbels and reeded feet, English, c1815.

Footnote: For a library table inlaid with the premiere-partie of the same boulle design see Susan E Stuart, ‘Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730-1840,’ Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, 2008 Vol.I pp291. Pls 308 and 309.

Makers

GILLOWS OF LANCASTER & LONDON

Condition

Excellent

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