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2096/19: A good Edwardian period NEST OF TABLES in fine condition. All three ‘graduated’ tables are veneered with panels of burr amboyna (a rare and highly-prized timber with a 'tight' and busy grain) and cross-banded in walnut. Each has a raised edge (to prevent things falling off and also to protect the tables beneath) and they are supported on ring-turned legs and bracket feet. Good colour and condition. 17.5ins wide; 12ins deep; 26.5ins high. (44.5x30.5x67.5cms) c.1900

amboyna, furniture, Nest, tables

£950

2086/19: A lovely quality mid-18th century late George II “Virginia” or "red" walnut LOWBOY in fine original condition. The solid top, with its moulded edges, has rounded corners, whilst below is a single oak-lined drawer, with its original engraved brass handles and matching escutcheon plate. It is supported on unusual and elegant cabriole legs of ‘squared’ form which terminate in pretty shaped pad feet. 30ins wide. *When supplies of European walnut ran out early in the 18th century, the call went out to the "provinces" (i.e. North America) to supply the timber ~ hence the name "Virginia" walnut ~ redder in colour than its European relative. c.1760

furniture, Lowboy, Table, walnut

£1150

2081/19: A good George III mahogany 2-tier DUMB WAITER of small size and in "immaculate" original condition. Ideal as a side or lamp table for the Drawing Room, this pretty piece has two dished tiers, each supported on a solid turned central column, with "wrythen" twist knops, leading to cabriole legs and pointed pad feet which retain their original "barrel" castors. 33ins high; the upper tier: 15ins diameter; the lower one: 19ins. c.1780

18thcentury, DumbWaiter, furniture, Table

£985

2079/19: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a lovely quality and unusual GAMES TABLE, by this eminent and highly regarded cabinetmaker. The shaped top is beautifully decorated with a chess/draughts board in finest lacquer-work, and it is supported on a lacquer decorated and parcel gilt central column with iconic small 'cluster' leading to tripod legs and pointed pad feet. A pretty table in fine original condition. The top: 23 x 18ins; 29.5ins high. c.1830

chess, furniture, Gillows, Table

£1750

2078/19: A fine quality and beautifully made early 19th century mahogany SOFA TABLE in splendid condition. Below the finely figured top with its reeded edges are two oak-lined drawers with finely-figured fronts and original double-turned handles, whilst the table is raised on shaped, reeded and turned supports leading to 'hipped' sabre legs terminating in fine quality castors. 42ins wide when closed; 68ins wide open; 27.5ins deep; 29ins high. (107x173x70x73.5cms) *There are some distinct Gillows features present in this table: note the figuring to the top which carries on right through both" drop" leaves; the handles are very "Gillowsesque" as are the reeded and turned uprights. c.1820

furniture, Gillows, sofa, Table

£2250

2064/19: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a very fine quality WILLIAM IV or early Victorian mahogany TEAPOY ideal today for use as a side or WINE TABLE. The beautifully figured top opens to reveal a fitted interior, now lined in green baize, which is supported on a well-turned solid pillar leading to the ‘quadrapartite’ base and four solid feet within which can be found the original castors. *Originally used in the Drawing Room (for holding loose tea, which was mixed with hot water from an urn before serving) the teapoy makes an elegant Side Table today, with useful storage space. c.1835

furniture, Gillows, Table, teapoy

£950

2035/19: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: an attractive early 19th century mahogany WRITING TABLE of pretty and compact size. The well-figured top features the iconic pen-and-ink compartment, accessed via the small hinged flap to the back, whilst the frieze below contains a long mahogany-lined drawer flanked by 'panelled' corners and sides. It is supported on slender well-turned legs terminating in cast brass castors. Dimensions: 28ins wide; 19.5ins deep; 29ins high (71x49.5x73.5cms)*Although unsigned (most Gillows furniture is not) this is a known Gillows design, together with a number of other design features typical of this famous firm of cabinetmakers. c.1830

furniture, Gillows, Library, Table, writing

£1450

2012/19: An excellent quality mid/late Victorian walnut SIDE TABLE by the renowned London cabinetmakers: 
Hindley of Oxford Street. The circular top is veneered in fine burr walnut, and is supported on a solid walnut turned column leading to carved walnut tripod legs. It is signed by the makers, underneath the top. 22ins dia. *Charles Hindley & Sons were established at 32 Berners Street, London, originally as carpet and rug manufacturers, later taking over the Oxford Street cabinet-makers Miles & Edwards in 1844. This was a a noted firm of furniture makers, receiving the Royal Warrant and a place at the Great Exhibition of 1851. c.1875

furniture, Hindley, Table, walnut

£875

1991/19: An attractive early 19th century Regency period WINE or SIDE TABLE, probably of Scottish origin. The rectangular top with its rounded corners is veneered in finest “flame” mahogany with a wide band of satin birch between ebony stringing. It is supported via the tilt-top mechanism, on a turned and spirally-reeded central column leading to the reeded tripod legs and terminating in ornate cast brass castors. The top: 28 x 22ins. *The use if satin birch for the cross-banding and the spirally carved central column leads one to conclude this is likely to be Scottish. c.1830

furniture, side, Table, wine

£950

1973/19: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a fine example of the iconic 2-tier DUMB WAITER produced by Gillows early in the 19th century. The two circular revolving tiers are beautifully veneered with raised edges and are supported on a central carved and fluted solid mahogany column. This leads to the “hipped” and reeded tripod legs which terminate in cast brass castors of fine quality. 22.5ins diameter; 31ins high. *Although the original purpose of a dumb waiter was to hold condiments and sauces etc in the Dining Room, they are now of great use as side tables to hold drinks, newspapers and even TV remote controls etc., in the Drawing Room! c.1825

DumbWaiter, furniture, Gillows, Table

£2250

1965/19: A superb quality mid-18th century solid mahogany Irish DROP-LEAF TABLE in excellent original condition. Ideal as a comfortable six-seat dining table the solid Cuban mahogany top is beautifully figured and is supported on particularly fine cabriole legs with well-carved “knees” and typically Irish carved “hairy” paw feet. An impressive, versatile and highly practical inexpensive table. With both leaves open, it measures 53ins x 45ins (135 x 114cms). c.1760

dining, furniture, Irish, Table

£1450

1961/19: A most attractive late 18th century mahogany tilt-top OCCASIONAL TABLE in good original condition. The solid circular one-piece top is beautifully figured and features a pretty "baluster" gallery which is inlaid with brass stringing all around whilst incorporating carved handles. It is supported on its tripod base with a birdcage action and a spirally-carved central column, whilst the carved cabriole legs terminate in pretty pointed pad feet. 21ins diameter; 30ins tall. (54 x 77cms). c.1770

18thcentury, Chippendale, furniture, Table

£1850

1932/19: A most impressive and large mid-19th century circular DINING TABLE in fine original condition. This spectacular table is veneered in finest figured rosewood and will seat EIGHT with comfort and ten at a pinch. It is supported on an impressive rosewood central column, with a carved 'collar' leading to the wide triform base with beautifully carved "Lion's Paw" feet and original concealed castors. The quality of the figuring to the top (which measures 5ft diameter) is truly superb. *Highly Recommended. c.1840

dining, furniture, rosewood, Table

£5850

1895/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a very fine quality early 19th century mahogany SOFA TABLE of superb colour and patina and in excellent condition. The beautifully figured 'cleated' top has two hinged side flaps supported on twin lopers, whilst the frieze features two oak-lined drawers flanked by typical Gillows 'panelled' reserves to either end. It is supported on standard reeded ends joined by a (hidden) "flying" stretcher, terminating in original sabot cast brass castors. A fine table with "clean" dry oak linings to the drawers and beautiful figuring to the top. Lovely! 62ins (157cms) open; 38ins (96cms) wide closed; 23.5 ins (595.5cms) deep front-to-back. c.1820

furniture, Gillows, sofa, Table

£2750

1866/18: A most attractive and eminently useful Late Victorian or Edwardian OCCASIONAL TABLE, of good colour and in excellent condition. The well-figured top features a beautifully carved and pierced border, and is supported via its tilt-top mechanism, on a carved and turned central column. This leads to carved cabriole tripod legs and claw-and-ball feet. The top: 29ins square overall; the central flat surface: 23ins square. (73.5cms square or 58cms square) c.1900

carved, furniture, piecrust, Table

£785

1841/18: A wonderful quality and highly impressive George III period solid mahogany DINING TABLE in splendid condition. Possibly by Gillows, this fine table (capable of seating 12 in comfort) is complete with three original leaves which are supported by the patented action, whilst the table itself is raised on four beautifully turned and reeded legs which terminate in remarkable large solid brass "barrel" castors. Dimensions: 44ins wide; 29ins high; 10ft 4ins long, with all leaves in place. (111.75 x 73.5 x 315cms). c.1790

dining, furniture, Gillows, Table

£8750

1734/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a lovely quality early/mid 19th century mahogany WORK or OCCASIONAL TABLE in fine and original condition. The well figured top with its "Vitruvian" carved solid gallery, features beaded decoration to the frieze, with two oak-lined drawers: one to either end. To the front is a slide, whilst the whole piece is raised on beautifully turned and carved supports, joined by a turned stretcher and leading to carved cabriole legs and feet with castors below. The quality of this carving is wonderful: crisp and proud. * The slide was designed to accommodate the 'work bag' ~ an optional extra. Original drawings (copy available) show this slide as being vacant. c.1830

furniture, Gillows, Table, work

£2850

1633/18: A large and practical mid-19th century rosewood circular DINING TABLE which seats six in comfort and eight at a pinch. The well-figured top of 54ins diameter is supported via the tilting mechanism with removable bolts, on a turned central column leading to solid rosewood cabriole legs and carved lion's paw feet with concealed castors below. 54ins diameter; 29ins high. (137 x 73.5cms) c.1860

dining, furniture, rosewood, tables

£1950

1450/17: A pretty and very useful mid 19th century rosewood WINE TABLE. The unusual top, with its 'scalloped' edges, is veneered in finely-figured Brazilian rosewood and is supported on a solid rosewood column, itself carved with lappets, leading to well-carved cabriole legs and scrolled feet. A pretty table, measuring 20ins diameter and 28.5ins high. (51 x 72cms) c.1845

18thcentury, bracket, clock, furniture, side, Table, verge, wine

£785

1419/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a fine quality early 19th century Regency period rosewood LIBRARY WRITING TABLE in lovely condition. The figured top, with its gadrooned edging, is fitted with a well-tooled leather writing surface, whilst the frieze below contains two mahogany-lined drawers fitted with brass handles (not original). It is supported on particularly fine turned and carved standard ends, leading to carved lion's paw feet, original castors beneath, with stylish carved corbels above and below. Gorgeous! 52ins wide; 28ins deep; 29ins high. (132 x 71 x 73.5cms) c.1825

furniture, Gillows, Library, Table, writing

£3950

1355/17: A pretty Regency mahogany Lady's SEWING/READING & GAMES TABLE in fine condition. After a model by Morgan & Sanders, it features a leather-covered sliding top with adjustable easel; backgammon well; sliding inlaid chessboard; twin side drawers; hinged flaps and a silk-pleated sewing drawer below. It is supported on a "U" shaped under tier, and a short column with four sabre legs and original castors. *Two early 19th century drawings for a Lady's Work Table upon which this example is based, are shown in Ackerman's "Regency Furniture & Interiors". Morgan & Sanders are credited in the text as the "inventors and manufacturers of this excellent article". c.1825

furniture, Games, sewing, Table

£2850