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Superb Gillows Georgian Mahogany Bookcase


Code: 10787

A superb Georgian Mahogany, Ebony and Boxwood Secretaire Bookcase.  This beautiful piece with a moulded cornice and Ebony astral glazed doors flanked by tapering reeded pillasters.  The doors which open to reveal 6 original adjustable shelves.  The bottom section having a secretaire drawer with original gilt brass handles which opens to real an arrangement of drawers and pigeonholes with a baized writing surface.  The bottom doors with solid Mahogany panels open to reveal 4 Mahogany drawers all with original gilt brass handles.  Raised on reeded bun feet.  Retaining all the original locks, fittings and keys.  Original finish throughout this spectacular timber with good colour and patina. English, Circa 1800.  Attributed to Gillows, signed in pencil W Clever.

Dimensions:  Height: 230 cm - 90 1/2 Inches, Width: 119.5 cm - 47 Inches, Depth: 61 cm - 24 Inches