Sideboard

Ref: 1681
  • Designer

    After a design by Bruce J. Talbert (1838-81)

  • Detail

    Ebonised mahogany, with marquetry panels, and brass hardware

    127.7 x 188 x 46.5 cm

    English, circa 1875

  • Literature

    Bruce J. Talbert, et al., Fashionable Furniture.  A Collection of Three Hundred and Fifty Original Designs Representing Cabinet Work, Upholstery and Decoration by Various Designers; Including One Hundred Sketches by the Late Bruce J. Talbert, Architect, London 1881, fig. 9 (see right)

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    A walnut and marquetry sideboard of this form was supplied in 1873 by Gillow for Bradford Town Hall; see Charles Handley-Read, ‘England 1830-1901’ in Helena Hayward (ed.), World Furniture, 1965, 1979n edn, fig. 846.

    A further example by Gillow is in the collection of the Judges’ Lodgings (Gillow Museum), Lancaster, acquired from Blairman’s in the 1980s.