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1897/18: An ingenious and gorgeous quality mid-19th century metamorphic triple fold-over GAMES TABLE in superb condition. Based on an 18th century design, this mid-19th century table opens firstly to reveal the card table with guinea wells; candlestands and central cribbage board; secondly to reveal the inlaid chess and backgammon board and thirdly to reveal the writing table with gilt-tooled leather writing surface; pen tray and spaces for ink bottles etc. Further below is a compartment for storage which also holds the frame for the backgammon board. Mint condition (hardly used) and complete with original key. 27ins 68.5cms) wide maximum. c.1840

furniture, Games, Table, writing

£2750

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

1870/18: A really beautiful late 18th century Hepplewhite period solid mahogany TEA TABLE in remarkable original condition. Of slightly eliptical shape (39ins wide; 18ins deep) this table retains its gorgeous original patina and depth of colour. The beautifully figured top, with its thumb-nail moulded edges, opens up to reveal the similarly figured interior. Below the frieze it is supported on four tapering and reeded legs (with double gate-leg action) leading to pretty "toupee" feet, whilst each leg is headed by finely carved oval paterae. 39ins wide; 18ins deep; 29ins high (99x45.5x76 cms) *Everything that is fine and desirable in Hepplewhite furniture is represented in this truly lovely table.* c.1785

18thcentury, furniture, Hepplewhite, Table

£1650

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

1862/18: A good-size solid mahogany early 19th century OVAL BREAKFAST/DINING TABLE capable of seating six (even more at a pinch) in great comfort. The solid well-figured top with its "thumb-nail' moulded edge, tilts upwards and is supported on a well-turned vase-shaped central pillar leading to four splayed legs and original brass castors. The top measures 57 x 45.5ins and it is 28.5ins high. * Unusually, this table comes with a larger, modern two-section top that can be positioned at will, allowing the table to seat TEN! c.1820

dining, furniture, mahogany, Table

£1450

1857/18: A pretty early 19th century Regency period metamorphic GAMES & SEWING TABLE. Constructed of rosewood, the well figured top with its twin galleried demi-lune side flaps, has a sliding central section, which when opened reveals the original backgammon board, and when turned over, displays the inlaid chess & draughts board. Further below is the 'embroidery' drawer, whilst the table is supported on a central rosewood column, leading to an ornate ormolu collar, and the quadrapartite base with solid rosewood bun feet. Complete with (later) chess set, this delightful table has so many enjoyable uses...20ins (51cms) wide. c.1830

chess, furniture, Games, Table

£2350

1852/18: A charming late Regency or early Victorian rosewood SEWING TABLE in fine original condition. The well figured top features a frieze drawer, with a pretty shaped and pleated silk-lined embroidery box below, whilst it is supported on a well carved solid rosewood central column leading to a carved collared quadrapartite base and scrolled feet with original brass castors. 20.5ins wide; 29ins high. *Whilst sewing may not be the pastime it once was, this makes an ideal ~ and inexpensive ~ lamp or side table for the Drawing Room. c.1835

furniture, lamp, sewing, Table

£875

1844/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a truly remarkable and wonderful quality kidney-shaped DRESSING or WRITING TABLE in fine original condition. This superb (and rare) table epitomises everything that this renown firm of cabinetmakers is famous for, with its kingwood parquetry top which is edged with multiple bands of tulipwood; boxwood and amboyna and with ormolu mounted edges. The frieze is fitted with a single concave drawer (stamped "GILLOW" to the leading edge) whilst below is the matching under-tier, also beautifully veneered and with an ormolu gallery around. It is supported on ormolu-mounted reeded legs with pretty 'toupee' feet and original castors. Exceptional. 38ins wide; 20ins deep; 29ins high. (96.5 x 51 x 73.5cms) c.1870

furniture, Gillows, marquetry, Table

£4750

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

1818/18: Gillows of Lancaster: a beautiful quality mahogany pedestal BREAKFAST or small DINING TABLE in excellent condition. The very finely figured top (of particularly good colour) features a reeded edge and a shallow frieze. This is supported via the tilting mechanism, on a typical Gillows turned and reeded central column leading to four reeded sabre legs and finely cast brass castors. A pretty and compact table. 45 x 35ins (114 x 89 cms). *The top of the block found underneath is stamped: "GILLOWS LANCASTER". c.1830

breakfast, dining, furniture, Gillows, Table

£2450

1770/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: an impressive and fine quality early 19th century mahogany CARD TABLE by this famous English cabinetmaker. The well figured top, with its iconic beaded decoration around the leading edges, opens to reveal a gorgeous (slightly faded) original baize interior. Below, the frieze, with its 'panelled' decoration (also typically Gillows) is supported on an octagonal central column, leading to a gadrooned 'collar' and shaped reeded legs terminating in particularly fine cast brass castors. Gillows at his best! 36ins wide; 18ins deep; 29.5ins high. (91.5 x 45.5 x 75cms) c.1825

furniture, Games, Gillows, Table

£2450

1764/18: A useful and pretty early/mid 19th century rosewood LIBRARY or WRITING TABLE in excellent original condition. Below the beautifully-figured top, with its rounded corners, is a mahogany-lined frieze drawer, whilst it is raised on shaped rosewood supports, conjoined by a turned stretcher and leading to original compressed bun feet with original hidden castors. The back is finished as a false drawer, with handles, so that this table can be fully free-standing if required. 28.5ins wide; 19ins deep; 29ins high (72 x 48 x 73.5 cms) c.1835

furniture, Library, Table, writing

£985

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