Cowtan & Sons Ltd.

Pair of Black Lacquer and Gilt Pagoda Bookshelves in the manner of John Linnell

Circa 1900

Each with pagoda-form top hung with carved balls and surmounted by a seated Chinese figure; over three fixed shelves and straight legs with pierced fretwork spandrels decorated; the whole finely decorated with gilt geometric borders and birds and butterflies set amongst flowering tree branches ; on brass ball feet. Bearing label to reverse: Cowtan & Sons, Ltd., 309, Oxford Street, London, W."

Height: 55.5 x Width: 24 x Depth: 12.25 inches