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19th century oak breakfront bookcase attributed to g bullock
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SA508704

19TH CENTURY OAK BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE ATTRIBUTED TO G BULLOCK

Price

£38,000 | $50,598 USD | €43,056 EUR
Item Number: SA508704
Date of manufacture: 1800
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Windsor House Antiques Ltd (on Sellingantiques since 17 June 2015)

Description

An excellent oak and burr oak breakfront bookcase. The timbers finely figured , the waist molding with the original verte d'antico marble. The hipped pediment with stylised anthemion leaves and scrolls. The moldings of fine cast and chiseled gilt bronze. Attributed to George Bullock.
A bookcase of quite exceptional quality.
c. 1800
George Bullock was born in Birmingham, where his mother ran an exhibition of wax models in the late 1790's. His brother, William Bullock, opened a museum of curiosities in the city in 1800. He moved it to Liverpool the next year, and George went with him.
By 1804, George Bullock had left his brother's museum, and gone into business with a looking-glass maker called William Stoakes. They advertised themselves as "Cabinet Makers, General Furnishers and Marble Workers", trading from a showroom called the "Grecian Rooms" in Bold Street, Liverpool. Around 1806, Bullock dissolved his partnership with Stoakes and took over the Mona marble quarries  ...show more description

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1800.

Dimensions

Height = 213 cm (84")
Width = 221 cm (87")
Depth = 56 cm (22")

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