Lot 23A: Carved Gargoyle Bookcase
October 23, 2016
Bristol, CT, USALive Auction
Description: Triple carved gargoyle oak bookcase/ desk combination, which we attribute to RJ Horner and Sons out of New York, with full carved griffins, huge claw feet at the base, bevelled glass doors, flanked by open mouthed griffin on either side. Opens up on left and right hand side to adjustable shelves for display, flanked in center by drop lidded secretary desk, which also has the beveled glass curio. Original label "Lincoln Safe Deposit Co., New York", where stored by family at one time. All over floral carvings throughout. Beautiful triple carved bookcase! This bookcase measures 6 ft. wide x 67" high x 19" deep.
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