1695/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: an excellent quality figured mahogany sliding-top DAVENPORT (or writing desk) in good original condition. Typical of Gillows quality, the many features include: original baluster gallery; gilt-tooled leather writing surface; fitted interior with two small drawers; hinged pen-and-ink drawer; large slides to both sides; four long graduated mahogany and marbled paper-lined drawers to the right side (dummies opposite); turned "apple-shaped" feet with castors, and the whole top slides forward when in use. Complete with working lock and key. 38ins high; 22ins deep 20 ins wide. (96x56x51cms)
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