A good and large Edwardian 18th century design figured mahogany library bookcase stamped 'Gillow'
Lot 632W
An impressive late Victorian carved mahogany library bookcase by Gillows, in the George II taste
Sold for £19,200 (US$ 32,616) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An impressive late Victorian carved mahogany library bookcase
by Gillows, in the George II taste
The reeded acanthus clasped cornice with arched projecting end sections centred by palmettes, foliate scrolls and floral swags, the central section with three astragal glazed panel doors enclosing shelves, flanked by larger astragal glazed doors to either end, enclosing further shelves, with an acanthus carved waist moulding and a Greek key frieze above three rosette and foliate scroll work panelled doors flanking similar larger oval panel doors, all enclosing a shelf, on acanthus carved moulded bracket feet, stamped GILLOWS to one lower door, 333cm wide, 43cm deep, 266cm high (131" wide, 16.5" deep, 104.5" high).
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