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A George III mahogany writing table
circa 1810, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
357
A George III mahogany writing table
circa 1810, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A George III mahogany writing table
circa 1810, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
with a replaced inset leather top above three drawers and dummy drawers
75.5cm. high, 123.5cm. wide, 72cm. deep; 2ft. 5¾in., 4ft. ½in., 2ft. 4½in.
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Catalogue Note

The form of this elegant writing table with eared corners and reeded legs relate it to various designs by the renowned firm of Gillows. A library table and a writing table dating to circa 1790 appear in the Estimate Sketch Books and are reproduced in L. Boynton, Gillow Furniture Designs, 1760-1800, 1995, fig. 21 and 35.  A very similar writing table was sold by The Marquess of Cholmondeley, Christie's, London, 24 November 2005, lot 36.

Important English Furniture

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London