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.

Dimensions

Height 36.00 inch., Width 26.00 inch.