A Regency gonzalo alves carved open bookcase
Lot No. 137
Estimate £1,500 - £2,000
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A Regency gonzalo alves carved open bookcase in the manner of Gillows The rectangular top above a bead and reel moulded frieze and two adjustable shelves flanked by scrolled moulded uprights on a bead and reel moulded plinth base, 122cm wide, 32cm deep, 91cm high. Provenance: Private Collection, London With characteristics indicative of the work of Gillows during this period, this bookcase relates to furniture supplied by the firm to the Library at Tatton Park, Cheshire and to work carried out for the neighbouring Mere Hall in 1815.