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Rare 19th Century Regency Period Bird’s Eye Maple Book Carrier

Rare 19th Century Regency Period Bird’s Eye Maple Book Carrier

Attributed to GILLOWS OF LANCASTER & London

England

circa 1820

The book carrier is fitted with side carrying handles with a rectangular top surmounted by a balustraded gallery and solid turned spindles and scrolled supports above a fitted frieze drawer with mahogany linings and the original turned handle.

Height 25.50cm (10.04 inches)

Width 41.50cm (16.34 inches)

Depth 30.50cm (12.01 inches)

Stock No: F981

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Literature

An identical book carrier sold in Christies: The Cowdray Sale: Works of Art from Cowdray Park and Dunecht House, At Cowdray Park, West Sussex, Sale September 2011, Lot. 846

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