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fine 19th century gillows brass mounted mahogany pedestal desk

Fine 19th Century Gillows Brass Mounted Mahogany Pedestal Desk


£16,800 | $22,370 USD | €19,035 EUR
Item Number: SA556766
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Loveday Antiques (on Sellingantiques since 5 March 2012)


A very fine a rare mid-19th century Gillows brass mounted mahogany pedestal / partners desk with provenance from Lord Berners estate. Having a Warring and Gillow Ltd, Removal and Warehouse Department label to the underside.
English circa 1860.
The rectangular mahogany top with lobed corners and conforming inset rounds being enclosed by a caddy top moulded brass banding, with a gilt tooled faded green shaped leather inset gilt writing surface. The frieze having one long recessed drawer and two short drawers above three further graduated drawers all with recessed brass moulded panels, brass escutcheons and locks stamped I. Cadwallader London.
The pedestals and frieze having recessed brass panels to both sides whilst the front and backs being flanked by two brass fluted columns terminating on ring turned toupie feet with brass mounts and sabots.
The reverse side being mirrored with false drawers to the frieze with single doors to each pedestal below which each open to more description


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 77 cm (31")
Width = 152 cm (60")
Depth = 81 cm (32")

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