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Late C18th George III Period Mahogany Drop-leaf Pembroke "Deception " Table.


£950 | $1,265 USD | €1,076 EUR
Item Number: SA596089
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: M Lees and Sons
This antique has been viewed 25 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Late C19th George III period mahogany drop-leaf Pembroke "Deception" table.
Interesting Georgian mahogany Pembroke style drop-leaf table with concealed cupboard behind false drop-leaf . Probably designed as a bedside or chamber table in which to conceal a pot . The interior with a division.
Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster from whom a design appears in the ' Gillow Estimate Sketch Books ' for June /July 1787 (Westminster City Archives 94/44-5) . A similar table is illustrated in "Gillow Furniture Designs 1760-1800" by Lindsay Boynton .
Raised a tapering square section legs , fitted with all original lacquered brass-ware .( Key lacking) .
In excellent original condition with it's original surface and skin . Superior grade of mahogany with has achieved a rich patina and colour.
W 24"
D (closed) 15"
Leaves 9.5"
H 28"
England , probably Gillows of Lancaster c. 1790
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1901


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 72 cm (28.3")
Width = 61 cm (24.0")
Depth = 38 cm (15.0")

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Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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