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SA709749

Late Victorian Mahogany Two Drawer Desk Or Side Table, Signed ‘gillows’

Price

£2,100 | $2,927 USD | €2,447 EUR
Item Number: SA709749
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Olive Mount Antiques
This antique has been viewed 49 times in the past month with the most views from the United Kingdom.

Description

A late Victorian mahogany two drawer desk or side table, signed ‘Gillows’
Gillows of Lancaster and London, also known as Gillow & Co., was an English furniture making firm based in Lancaster, Lancashire, and in London. It was founded around in Lancaster in about 1730 by Robert Gillow (1704–1772)
Gillows was owned by the family until 1814 when it was taken over by Redmayne, Whiteside, and Ferguson; they continued to use the Gillow name. Gillows furniture was a byword for quality, and other designers used Gillows to manufacture their furniture. Gillows furniture is referred to by Jane Austen, Thackeray and the first Lord Lytton, and in one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operas.[3][a] In 1903 Gillows merged with Warings of Liverpool to become Waring and Gillow and although the furniture remained of a high quality it was not as prestigious.
Internal Ref: 3361



Declaration

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


Dimensions

Height = 77 cm (30.3")
Width = 99 cm (39.0")
Depth = 50 cm (19.7")


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Olive Mount Antiques
Northwich
Cheshire
United Kingdom

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