Gothic Revival Book Carrier


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  • £2,800.00
  • €3,279 Euro
  • $3,861 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Gothic Revival Book Carrier

A fine, early 19th century Gothic Revival Book Carrier, possibly designed by Richard Brigdens for George Bullock, the base of beautifully grained oak on mahogany surrounded on three sides by a heavily cast bronze gallery with a satin-gilt finish with bright burnished edges and bosses. English circa 1830.
w:22 in x d:10 5/8 in x h:5 5/8 in
George Bullock originally trained as a modeller and sculptor in Liverpool and moved to London in 1812, where he established his furniture making business in Tenterden Street, Hanover Square. One of his clients was Sir Godfrey Webster who restored the medieval buildings of Battle Abbey and commissioned from Bullock furniture in the Gothic style. Richard Bridgens (1785-1846) collaborated with Bullock on many occasions including, it is thought, the Battle Abbey commission. The use of oak was typical of the firm's interest in using woods native to the British Isles.


19th Century

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Walpoles is an antiques business that has been established for more than 35 years with an extensive stock which can be divided into three broad themes: "The Army" encompassing colonial furniture and works of art, folk art of the British soldier as well as campaign furniture, pictures and objects of a military theme; "The Navy" covering fine and folk art associated with the British Royal and Merchant Navy fleets as well as fine art and objects that fall under a title of "The China Trade"; and finally there is an established core of furniture, pictures and works of art typical of "The English Country House".

Founded by Graham Walpole, the business first set up in Church Street, in London’s Marylebone, and by the end of the 1980s had moved to Westbourne Grove, from where they dealt until the turn of the last century. In 2004 Walpoles relocated to their home town of Greenwich and joined the British Antiques Dealers Association but now work from 111 Portobello Road. Please be aware that this shop is too small to show all of the stock on the website and that you should make an enquiry before your journey to ensure that the item in question is there for you to see. We are open every day, with the exception of Sundays, between the hours of 10 a.m. & 4 p.m., (Saturday 7.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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