George III Period Library Breakfront Bookcase
George III Period Library Breakfront Bookcase

GILLOWS OF LANCASTER & LONDON (worked 1730-1903)

George III Period Library Breakfront Bookcase

c. 1780 England

Offered by W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd

£150,000 gbp
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A superb George III Period Mahogany, Satinwood, Tulipwood and Kingwood Library Breakfront Bookcase, 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. We are confident this is the work of Gillows of Lancaster and London
Height 262.00 cm (103.15 inches)
Width 282.00 cm (111.02 inches)
Depth 56.00 cm (22.05 inches)
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Satinwood Mahogany Kingwood Tulipwood
W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd

W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd
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