A William IV mahogany pedestal desk by Gillows
Lot 198
A William IV mahogany pedestal desk by Gillows
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,308) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A William IV mahogany pedestal desk
by Gillows
second quarter 19th century, the rounded rectangular leather inset top above three frieze drawers, over six short graduating drawers with two 'Wellington' locking bars, with opposing panelled doors (locked), on plinth bases applied with later metal wheels, the central frieze drawer stamped: 'GILLOWS.LANCASTER', lacking one 'Wellington' locking bar, 146cm wide x 86cm deep x 77cm high, (57" wide x 33.5" deep x 30" high)

Footnotes

  • A very similar pedestal desk to the present lot, which is stamped 'GILLOW' and was executed circa 1830, is illustrated in S. Stuart, "Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730-1840, Vol II, pl. GG32, p. 379.
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