George III Period Mahogany, Satinwood, Tulipwood and Kingwood Library Breakfront Bookcase attributed to Gillows of Lancaster

GBP 35,000.00

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Object Description

A superb George III Period Mahogany, Satinwood, Tulipwood and Kingwood Library Breakfront Bookcase attributed to Gillows of Lancaster, the inlaid, cavetto cornice above four inlaid 6-pane rectangular glazed doors with adjustable shelves behind, the lower section with inlaid pull out book slides at the waist above four doors inlaid with flame figured mahogany oval reserves enclosed by satinwood spandrels and kingwood and satinwood crossbandings, the whole raised on a moulded plinth base and with ebony and boxwood stringing throughout.

Every part of this wonderful example is constructed and finished to the highest of standards. There are refinements in the details that make this one of the finest pieces we have had the honour to handle in almost 60 years. For ease of transportation this bookcase was made in 11 sections.

Ca. 1780

Height: 103”, 262cms
Width: 111”, 282cms
Depth: 22”, 56cms

Object Condition

Very good. Marks and wear consistent with age and use. Full condition report available upon request.

Object Details

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