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19777

A Georgian Writing Table by Gillow

A Georgian Writing Table by Gillow

Dimensions: H: 29 in / 74 cm  | W: 55 in / 141 cm  | D: 32 in / 81 cm

19777

Constructed in goncalo alves, the tapered and fluted baluster ends supported by a block form base with a lobed platform and a running pearl edging, above scrolled feet of foliate design, with sunken brass castors; the top having radiused corners, with a lobed edge, and in the frieze, two mahogany lined drawers with quadrant mouldings, between a bead and reel moulding. Stamped to the top of one drawer, ‘Gillows Lancaster’. This design for a table appears on many occasions between 1822 and 1830 in the Gillows Sketchbooks, held in the City of Westminster archives.
Circa 1830

REF No. 8162

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