A William IV mahogany and marquetry centre table  by Gillows
Lot 222
A William IV mahogany and marquetry centre table by Gillows
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 17,604) inc. premium

Lot Details
A William IV mahogany and marquetry centre table  by Gillows A William IV mahogany and marquetry centre table  by Gillows
A William IV mahogany and marquetry centre table
by Gillows
The oval tilt-top with a engraved floral marquetry and acanthus scroll border interspersed with birds incorporating mother-of pearl inlaid beaks, the gadrooned, moulded edge above a baluster-turned stem with a gadrooned collar, on cabriole legs with claw and ball feet, the top of the block stamped GILLOWS, 123cm wide, 101cm deep, 74cm high (48" wide, 39.5" deep, 29" high).

Footnotes

  • The same pattern of base appears on a carved rosewood breakfast table, again stamped GILLOWS, which was sold from the Bracewell Collection of Furniture by Gillows and Holland & Sons, Bonhams, London, 16 July 2008, lot 129. The table again features the sharp gadrooning to the border of the top which is also a feature of the group of pieces of commissioned by the Chaloner family of Hermeston Hall, Nottinghamshire which include a pair of card tables sold Bonhams, London 21 November 2006, lot 119 and again from the Bracewell Collection, 16 July 2008, lot 134. The en-suite centre table to the Chaloner card tables was sold Bonhams, 22 November 2005, lot 226. The use of this gadrooned top with a realistic eagle's claw foot is also a feature of the notable group of rosewood furnishings by Gillows, from Nidd Hall, Harrogate formerly the home of Viscount Mountgarrett and sold Christie's, London, 9 July 1987, lots 60-67.
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