Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller 44.159.067.7558

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A pair of George IV rosewood side cabinets by Gillows

$ 21,750
  • Description
    A pair of George IV rosewood side cabinets by Gillows, each with two of mirror-backed shelves with brass galleries and bold S-scroll ends set above a rectangular cupboard, the doors inset with brass fish-eye grilles lined in pleated silk, decorated with ebony acanthus leaves and edging, one stamped on top of a door ‘Gillows. Lancaster’. English, circa 1820.

    Footnote: Closely related acanthus carved terminals can be seen on bookcases made by Gillows & Co for the library at Dallam Tower, Cumbria in 1829, and on a bookcase shown in Susan E. Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008, vol. I, p. 379, pl. 450.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Makers Label/Invoice
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Rosewood, Glass
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: Circa 1820
    Styles / Movements: George IV, Traditional
    Book References: losely related acanthus carved terminals can be seen on bookcases made by Gillows & Co for the library at Dallam Tower, Cumbria in 1829, and on a bookcase shown in Susan E. Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840, Antique Collectors’ Club,
    Incollect Reference #: 577171
  • Dimensions
    W. 36 in; H. 54 in; D. 15 in;
    W. 91.44 cm; H. 137.16 cm; D. 38.1 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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