23 May 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD CIRCULAR BOOKCASE
BY GILLOWS, CIRCA 1820-30
With a circular top above four banks of adjustable open shelves, four deep and five shallow, above a plinth with brass castors, one shelf stamped 'GILLOWS.LANCASTER'
34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) diameter
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Susan E. Stuart, Gillows of London and Lancaster 1730 - 1840, Woodbridge, 2008, pp.382 and 383, pl.458.
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