A beautiful Regency Period mahogany secretaire bookcase probably by Gillows Of Lancaster. The upper bookcase section having a dentil moulded cornice with flamed mahogany frieze, above twin astragal glazed doors, opening to reveal a central division with eight oak shelves, six of them adjustable. The lower secretaire section having a figured mahogany polished top above a fall front double drawer secretaire enclosing a satinwood and baize lined fitted interior with a further three rectangular oak lined drawers with turned mahogany drawer pulls and raised on slender "Gillows" bracket feet with quarter cluster columns with fine ebony and boxwood inlaid detail to the columns. Having solid mahogany sides, in wonderful condition, a wonderful colour and patination. English circa 1800-1820
Condition: This bookcase is in wonderful condition, retaining the original locks and key, one cracked glass in the lower section.