A William IV Imperial extending dining table Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster

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Lot 802
A William IV Imperial extending dining table
Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster

Sold for £ 13,200 (US$ 18,215) inc. premium

The Chester Sale

9 Jul 2009, 11:00 BST

Chester

Lots 800 - 803: A private collection of dining room furniture by Gillows of Lancaster
A William IV Imperial extending dining table
Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
With three additional leaves, the rounded rectangular top with moulded edge over friezes with beaded edge, raised on four turned and tapering lappet-carved supports terminating in brass caps and castors, extended length 347cm x 159cm deep x 74cm high (extended length 136.5" x 62.5" deep x 29" high)

Footnotes

  • The Imperial dining table was first recorded by Gillows in 1804, and its design was derived from their invention in 1800 of the Patent dining table. For further information see, Susan Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730 - 1840, 2 vols., I, pp. 240 - 246.

    Provenance: As introduction, thence by purchase and descent to the present owner.

    For further information, please see footnote to Lot 800.
A William IV Imperial extending dining table Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
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