Have you got an antiques.co.uk seller account?

Login forgotten password
search now
    Antiques You Tube Account

    Find Us On Facebook

    Instagram



    superb gillows library bookcase in oak sn3257

    Antique Superb Gillows Library Bookcase in Oak Sn3257
    • Antique Superb Gillows Library Bookcase in Oak Sn3257
    • Antique Superb Gillows Library Bookcase in Oak Sn3257
    • Antique Superb Gillows Library Bookcase in Oak Sn3257
    • Antique Superb Gillows Library Bookcase in Oak Sn3257
    • Antique Superb Gillows Library Bookcase in Oak Sn3257

    nimbus antiques

    Enquire about this antique

    Nimbus Antiques has 0 antiques for sale.
    click here to see them all

    Sn3257 Excellent quality Victorian, oak library bookcase by Gillows, having carved cornice and pair of astragal glazed door with original bevelled edge glass panels enclosing 3 height adjustable shelves and flanked by reeded pilasters, projecting base having carved top above a pair of cupboard doors with 4 finely carved panels and further panelling with attractive medullary rays, enclosing shelf and flanked by reeded pilasters, standing on square legs united by shaped apron, all fitted with original locks, hinges and catches, stamped on the edge Gillow & Co.
    This antique bookcase is in immaculate condition throughout. c1880

     
    H90" W44.5" D12" -top section D17" -base
     
    The company was established by Robert Gillow (1704-1772). He travelled to Lancaster to train as a cabinetmaker. Lancaster was a major trading port at this time, and Robert was able to forge important links with the West Indies, importing high quality mahogany from Jamaica, Cuba and the Honduras after setting up his business. Gillows of Lancaster is renowned in the world of fine furniture, with antique cabinets by this Lancashire firm held in the same esteem as those of Sheraton and Chippendale. Gillows was producing fine furniture for over 200 years – the majority of it for the aristocracy and upper classes and opening in 1740 London branch quickly establishing himself as a cabinetmaker of international importance. Robert Gillow was joined by his sons, Richard and Robert, who helped develop the company’s reputation. The company furnished public buildings in Australia, South Africa, Europe, Russia, India and US, also worked with Pugin on the interiors of the Palace of Westminster, around 1840, later diversifying into fitting out passenger liners and luxury yachts. The last furniture by Gillows of Lancaster was crafted no later than 1903, when the firm merged with S.J Waring to form Waring and Gillow.

    Price: SOLD

    Here on antiques co uk we love antiques and specialise in selling antiques. Even though this item was for sale and is now sold or otherwise now unavailable we have many more items for sale including vintage antiques, silver, tables, watches, jewellery and much more for your interiors and home.

    Search all the antiques currently for sale on www.antiques co uk. Or why not consider selling your antiques and making sales more easily with us!

    nimbus antiques

    To enquire about this antique simply fill in the form below and we'll send your enquiry on to nimbus antiques

    Nimbus Antiques has 0 antiques for sale.
    click here to see them all

    Subscribe to our Newsletter!

    Keep up to date with all the happenings in the antiques world, delivered straight into your inbox with our regular newsletter!

    We won't sell or use your email address for anything except sending you our newsletter. For more information on our privacy policy, please click here.