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About the object
A late Regency bird’s eye-maple cylindrical open bookcase attributed to Gillows, the circular leather-inset top above four sections divided by panelled uprights, each with two adjustable shelves.
English, circa 1820.
Footnote: For another example of this bookcase in mahogany rather than bird’s eye maple, see Susan E Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730-1840, Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, 2008 Vol.I, p.383. Pl.458.