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1767/18: An attractive late Regency period or William IV mahogany FLOWER TABLE or JARDINIERE in lovely original condition. Supported on a shaped central column leading to a triform base with scrolled feet and castors, the upper section features gadrooned decoration to the flared top. This contains a shaped brass basin, in which flowers can be planted if required, or it can be filled with ice and used as an interesting wine cooler. 29ins high; 16.5ins diameter (73.5 x 42cms) c.1835

flower, furniture, jardiniere, Table

£1250

1738/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a lovely quality solid rosewood FLOWER or CROCUS TABLE in fine condition. Typical of Gillows quality, the solid carved gallery top incorporates a removable lid (accessed by a push button) which reveals the shallow compartment below. With bead-and-dart moulding around the frieze, it is raised on a fine turned column leading to a gadrooned collar and beautifully carved tripod legs and feet. 32ins (81cms) high. *The purpose of these unique tables was to allow crocus bulbs to remain dormant under the lid. A couple of weeks beforehand, the top would be removed; the bulbs watered, so that they bloomed in time for the important ball! c.1825

flower, furniture, Gillows, Table

£2950