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A freestanding mahogany open bookcase attributed to Gillows, of upright rectangular form, the top with a hinged and ratcheted book stand with a gadrooned edge, enclosing three shelves with dummy end books on two sides, all set on a plinth base. English, circa 1830.

See Susan Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840, Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, 2008, Vol.I, p.382, pls 456-7 for a similar versions made in bird’s eye maple for Ferguson& Co. in 1831.

ITEM ID
A freestanding mahogany open bookcase attributed to Gillows
CREATOR
Gillows of Lancaster
COLOR
Brown
AGE
Mid 19th Century
THEME
English Country
ROOM
library, living room, office
WIDTH
25.75" (65 cm)
DEPTH
18" (46 cm)
HEIGHT
30.5" (77 cm)

Wick Antiques LTD

Charles Wallrock
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Lymington SO41 9BB
UK
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    A freestanding mahogany open bookcase attributed to Gillows

    £6,450 GBP
    ~ $7,675

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