Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB England
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Gillows Rosewood Library Table

Documentation Ample Provenance
Documentation Notes Identified by seller
Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Rosewood, amboyna, ebony and brass border
W. 36.5 in; H. 29 in; D. 28.5 in;
W. 92.71 cm; H. 73.66 cm; D. 72.39 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date c. 1820
Description A rare and interesting Gillows rosewood library table created in collaboration with George Bullock, the rectangular top with an amboyna panel enclosed by a boulle work brass and ebony border, the frieze with two disguised drawers, the amboyna end supports comprising four turned columns on arched legs and a turned stretcher, all with further counter-part boulle work of scrolls and palmettes, with ornate ormolu castors.

Footnote: Susan Stuart in 'Gillows of Lancaster and London' Vol. I, p268, pl . 276, shows a Gonçalo alves writing table with a similar brass border. However this example is more elaborately decorated in boulle work on the legs and feet. The Bullock family had a long standing affiliation with the Gillows company from the 18th century and it is even possible that William Bullock worked as a journeyman for Gillows in Lancaster.
Styles / Movements Regency, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 266253
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