REF: A0049 SOLD
A Very Fine Regency Period Rosewood Book Carrier
A Very Fine Regency Period Rosewood Book Carrier after a Design by Gillows, English Circa 1830
The rectangular platform divided lengthwise by a spindled partition, braced at either end by scrolled supports that flank a similarly turned gallery with turned horizontal carrying handles, raised overall upon four compressed bun-shaped feet. The under-side retaining its original cabinetmakers label for Christopher Hanson. Dimensions, 17” long x 8.25” high x 13” deep
Ref: Christopher Hanson is a listed British cabinetmaker referenced on page #395 in ‘The Dictionary of English Cabinetmakers, 1660-1840’ by Beard & Gilbert.