An Elegant Sheraton Period Bookcase Attributed to Gillow

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Circa: 1800

Depth: 22"

Height: 74"

Width: 38"

Period: Sheraton

Location: Hungerford

Of very elegant form and excellent quality, the bookcase is made from Cuban mahogany. It has a pear drop cornice above glazed doors that enclose adjustable shelves. The base with a drawer and standing on fine tapering turned legs that are joined by a platform under tier. The design of the bookcase, combined with the use of the finest timber and excellent cabinet making, strongly point to it being a Gillow commission.

"An elegant bookcase of excellent quality and attributed to the workshops of Gillow."