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1647/18: An excellent quality and thoroughly practical mid-19th century rosewood WINE or LAMP TABLE in fine condition. The finely-figured octagonal top, with its shallow gallery, is supported on a well-turned solid rosewood column, leading to a 'collared' triform base, and turned solid rosewood "toupee" feet. 15.5ins diameter; 29ins high. (39.5 x 73.5cms). *The solid rosewood column and turned solid rosewood feet help make this table particularly stable ~ so many can "totter" somewhat. c.1845

furniture, rosewood, Table, wine

£985

1638/18: An attractive George III mahogany OVAL WINE COOLER or JARDINIERE in excellent original condition on its original stand. The 'coopered' mahogany cooler is fitted with wide brass bands, with unusual high quality cast "Leopards Head" ring side handles. It retains its good original lead lining to the interior, whilst the oval stand with tapering and slightly splayed legs terminates in original cast brass castors. An fine example measuring: 25ins wide; 18ins deep; 22ins high. (63.5 x 45.5 x 56cms) c.1780

cellarette, furniture, jardiniere, wine

£2150

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

1631/18: A particularly fine quality and thoroughly original George III Chippendale period WINE CELLARETTE of traditional octagonal shape. Each side of the slightly tapering body is veneered in finest "flame" mahogany, with a similarly finely veneered top, whilst twin cast brass carrying handles can be found to each side. It opens to reveal the lead-lined (and watertight) interior and it is supported on its original stand, with a fluted frieze and four tapering solid mahogany legs which terminate in 'block' feet and original leather 'barrel' castors. 31ins high; 18ins diameter. (78.75 x 45.75cms) c.1775

Chippendale, cooler, furniture, wine

£2850

1630/18: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a lovely quality and elegant PAIR of HALL CHAIRS by this famous English firm of cabinetmakers. Of a number of different styles of mahogany Hall Chairs that emerged from Gillows, this model is the most elegant, with its curved upper back rail veneered in finest "flame" mahogany; convex oval panels to the centre and a shaped solid mahogany oval seat. Each chair is supported on reeded and turned outswept front legs, with sabre back legs conjoined by a narrow turned stretcher. Delightful chairs! 33.5ins high overall; 16ins wide; 16ins deep. (85 x 40.5 x 40.5cms) c.1825

Chair, furniture, Gillows, hall

£1650

1623/18: EDWARDS & ROBERTS: a splendid quality late Victorian mahogany WRITING DESK in wonderful condition. The boxwood inlaid and crossbanded top is fitted with a gilt-tooled morocco leather writing surface, whilst below, the two pedestals each have three graduated drawers arranged either side of the kneehole, with a further concave drawer to the centre. All these drawers are lined in mahogany and are beautifully inlaid with marquetry scrollwork to the fronts. One is fitted for writing (ink bottles; pens etc) and the centre drawer is stamped with the makers name. A practical and very attractive desk. 48ins wide; 25ins deep; 28.5ins high. (122 x 63.5 x 72cms) c.1890

desk, furniture, marquetry, writing

£3850

1617/18: A particularly fine quality, and unusual PAIR of floor-standing CORNER CABINETS in excellent original condition. Both feature serpentine fronts, with five graduated drawers to one, and three graduated drawers plus a cupboard (disguised as two drawers) to the other. Both have solid galleries to the very finely figured tops, and both are raised on serpentine plinth bases. The drawers, which retain all their original small bun handles, are lined in mahogany. A rare and useful pair ~ ideal as Bedside Cabinets, or perhaps in the Drawing Room either side of a fireplace? 36.5ins high; the tops 24ins x 18.5ins (92.5 x 61 x 47cms) c.1835

Bedside, Cabinets, furniture, Library

£2750

1604/17: A good late 18th century Sheraton period satinwood COLLECTORS CABINET containing a remarkably fine collection of FOSSILS. The twin doors, with their inlaid oval panels, open to reveal eight graduated drawers, all veneered in satinwood and banded in tulipwood. Each drawer opens to reveal the collection of fossils ~ over 100 in total ~ some of which are rare. They include animals; plants; ammonites; a large piece of petrified wood ~ even a sharks tooth. It is raised on its original matching satinwood stand terminating block feet. 41ins high overall20ins wide; 16ins deep. (104 x 51 x 40.5cms) c.1790

cabinet, collectors, fossils, furniture

£3950

1603/17: An excellent quality Regency period mahogany SECRETAIRE-BOOKCASE in fine original condition. The upper bookcase section features pretty glazing bars with stylised anthiemon terminals, whilst the twin doors open to reveal adjustable shelves within. The lower section has a well-fitted secretaire drawer containing nine small "bird's eye" maple-veneered small drawers arranged around a central pigeonhole whilst "flame" mahogany veneered doors below open to reveal shelves within. It stands on a plinth base and measures 43ins wide; 7ft 6ins tall and 21ins deep. An impressive Library or Drawing Room cabinet. c.1830

bookcase, bureau, furniture, Regency

£2950

1586/17: A good quality early 19th century Regency mahogany WINE CELLARETTE almost certainly by Gillows of Lancaster. Of sarcophagus shape it features beautifully figured panels to the front, sides and back with a cast gilded leopard's head ring handle to the front. The flat-topped lid opens to reveal the segmented interior which is lined in lead whilst it is supported on well-carved lion's paw feet with original castors. 29ins wide; 19ins deep; 20ins high. (73,5 x 48.25 x 51cms) c.1825

cellarette, furniture, Gillows, wine

£2650

1544/17: A good quality early 19th century Regency period CONVEX MIRROR in very good original condition. Of typical form with 'close-ball' decoration to the concave frame; and a carved and gilded collar, plus a pair of gilded candle-holders on either side, it features a very rare pediment to the top. Normally an eagle or perhaps a hippocampi, this good mirror is surmounted by a fierce Dragon ~ a feature we have not seen before ~ complete with scales; wings and a pointed tail. 42ins high; 29ins wide (107cms x 74cms) c.1815

convex, furniture, mirror, Regency

£2150

1539/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a good quality early/mid 19th century FOUR-TIER WHATNOT (or "etagere") by this famous firm of cabinetmakers. Constructed of solid and veneered Gonzales Alvez timber and finely made, it features the traditional Gillows baluster gallery with "S" scroll terminals, whilst the four figured veneered shelves are supported on solid uprights leading to turned "toupee" feet and fine quality brass castors. An unusual model from Gillows and very fine quality. 46ins high; 18.5ins wide; 15ins deep (117 x 47 x 38cms) c.1835

etagere, furniture, Gillows, gonzalezAlvez, whatnot

£1850

1520/17: A pretty Regency period rosewood 'CROCUS" or FLOWER TABLE with features that lead to a Gillows origin. The circular top is edged with an unusual rosewood 'petal' border, whilst the central panel is removed via the brass push-pin beneath revealing a vacant interior. It is raised on a solid column, with reeded knop, leading to a triform base and rosewood bun feet. 30ins high; 16ins wide. (76 x 40.5cms) *These tables were used to plant small bulbs (such as crocuses) which remained dormant until a couple of week prior to an important party or ball, when they would flower in time for the important occasion. c.1830

Crocus, flower, furniture, Gillows, Table

£1750

1498/17: A superb quality Regency period metamorphic GAMES & WORK TABLE in fine original condition. Veneered in Gonzalez Alvez timber the top slides out to reveal the inlaid Backgammon board under and turns over for the inlaid chess & draughts board. To either side are two small drawers; with a lower drawer and "U" shaped silk-pleated "work" drawer further below. Complete with its fine (original?) ivory barleycorn chess set and carved ivory draughts & backgammon pieces. A truly stunning table! *Although not stamped this is likely to be by Gillows, given the timber used; the beaded decoration and the very fine quality throughout. c.1825

backgammon, chess, furniture, Games, Gillows

£3850

1490/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a fine early 19th century rosewood CARD TABLE of particularly good and impressive quality. The beautifully-figured top, with its bead-and-dart moulding opens to reveal the maroon baize-lined interior, whilst the frieze is decorated with applied 'panels' and further bead-and-dart moulding to the lower edge. It is supported on a tapering octagonal column with two gadroon 'collars' leading to reeded legs and fine cast brass ornate castors. A stunning table! 35ins wide; 17ins deep; 29ins high. *A table with an identical base is illustrated in "Gillows of Lancaster & London" Vol 2 page 369 c.1825

furniture, Gillows, rosewood, Table

£2650

1469/17: A good early 19th century Regency period rosewood SOFA TABLE in splendid original condition. The beautifully figured top has acquired a particularly good warm colour and impressive patina, below which the frieze features two oak-lined drawers with original ring handles. It is supported on twin turned supports, joined by a turned stretcher and leading to sabre legs and fine cast and gilded sabot castors. 33ins wide (closed); 56ins wide (open; 24ins deep. (84 x 142 x 61cms) c.1815

furniture, Regency, rosewood, sofa, Table

£2650

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

1447/17: A delightful George III period "metamorphic" GAMES & PEMBROKE TABLE of small size. At first glance this is a normal mahogany Pembroke Table, with twin flaps and frieze drawer, however the central section slides out to show the inlaid Backgammon board below. When this slide is turned over, the Chess, Draughts and Cribbage boards are revealed underneath. Complete with what may well be its original boxwood and ebony "barleycorn" chess set. A charming table that retains its small ebony drawer handles and which is supported on slender tapering legs with original castors. 31ins wide (open); 18ins wide (closed); 29ins high. c.1810

chess, furniture, Games, Pembroke, Table

£2950

1434/17: An excellent quality early 19th century rosewood 4-TIER WHATNOT (or ETAGERE) of good warm patina and in fine condition. Each tier of beautifully figured rosewood is supported on well-turned solid rosewood columns, with interesting finials to the upper corners. The lower tier features slender balusters, similar to a canterbury and it is supported on original cast brass castors. A good example. 48ins high;18ins wide; 16ins deep (122x46x40.5cms) c.1825

etagere, furniture, rosewood, whatnot

£2450

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

1352/17: A pretty and excellent quality mahogany WINE TABLE almost certainly by Gillows of Lancaster. The one-piece well-figured shaped top is supported on a finely turned and carved central column which leads to a carved collar, and the triform base with its beaded decoration and carved scrolled feet. A charming and indeed useful table.28.5ins high; 15.5ins wide; 12ins deep. (72 x 39 x 30.5cms) c.1830

furniture, Gillows, Table, wine

£875

1344/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: A good set of SIX solid beech simulated rosewood DINING CHAIRS in fine original condition. Each chair is carved with stylised anthiemon to the upper rail and with beading to the middle rail, whilst the drop-in seats are supported on well-turned and reeded legs, with carved anthiemon to each corner. Good solid and eminently usable chairs ~ the price includes re-covering in buyers material. *These chairs are illustrated in "Gillows of Lancaster & London" by Susan Stuart, Volume 1, page 221 plate 205. c.1825

chairs, furniture, Gillows, rosewood

£1950

1335/16: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a fine quality figured mahogany DRESSING MIRROR in lovely condition. The original mirror plate is framed within a cushion moulding and is finely panelled in solid mahogany to the back. It is supported on shaped and reeded uprights which stand upon the beautifully-figured shaped "flame" mahogany base, with its beaded decoration and stands upon four melon-carved feet. The angle of the mirror is fully adjustable and locks into place if required. 24ins (61cms) wide. c.1835

Dressing, furniture, Gillows, mirror, object

£495

1218/16: A useful George III mahogany CHEST-OF-DRAWERS of unusual size. Of good warm colour, this tall yet compact chest comprises four long graduated drawers, all lined in oak and retaining their original "swan-neck" pediment, whilst below is a small cupboard with two doors decorated with applied moulding and re-entrant corners. It is raised on original solid mahogany bracket feet and measures: 29ins wide; 45ins high and 19ins deep. (73.5 x 114 x 48.25cms) c.1775

Chest, Drawers, furniture, Georgian

£2450

1138/16: An elegant and attractive mid-19th century English Hepplewhite style DRAWING ROOM ARMCHAIR of pretty proportions. Typical of chairs of the period, it features carved and well-moulded solid mahogany part-upholstered arms, whilst the shaped upholstered seat is supported on carved solid mahogany cabriole legs which terminate in scrolled feet and original castors. Available re-upholstered in buyers own material (* c.1830

Chair, furniture, Hepplewhite, upholstered

£985

1077/15: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: A particularly fine and most impressive early 19th century mahogany WINE COOLER of cistern type. The fold-over "cushion" edge is finely and deeply carved with egg-and-dart mouldings, whilst the gently tapering sides are beautifully veneered in finest "flame" mahogany to the countersunk panels. Good beaded mouldings can be found around the base, with its rounded corners, and it is supported on solid mahogany turned feet and original castors within. The lead lining has been carefully replaced so that it is now fully waterproof. A very good and actually quite rare piece by this fabulous cabinetmaker. c.1825

cooler, furniture, Gillows, mahogany, wine

£3850

876/15: A fine quality and very decorative early 19th century gilded CONVEX MIRROR in good condition. Surmounted by a carved and gilded eagle perched upon a central shell motif and flanked by carved gilded acanthus leaves, the convex mirror is set within the deeply moulded concave frame, with Vitruvian scroll decoration to the outside edge and an inner ebonised slip frame. Below are the original gilt hinged candle-holders, set to a central tablet with 'grill' decoration and with the original cut glass candle sconces. Overall height 43ins (109cms) c.1810

convex, furniture, giltwood, mirror, object, Regency

£2450

827/14: An attractive, unusual and very fine quality mid-19th century SIDE CABINET, predominantly of rosewood. Below the solid gilt brass gallery, the top is veneered in finest burr amboyna wood, of glorious warm honey colour, whilst below is a central cupboard with a pleated 'silk' panel within the door, and with egg-and-dart mouldings and shelves inside. This is flanked by two narrow tall cupboards, also with shelves inside and with pretty silk-backed fretwork panels within the doors. It stands on a plinth base and measures 46ins (117cms) wide. c.1830

amboyna, cabinet, furniture, rosewood

£1950

736/14: A very good quality and thoroughly original mid-18th century George II period Red Walnut KNEEHOLE DRESSING CHEST. Below the solid top, with its moulded edges and rounded corners, is a long oak-lined drawer, with six further smaller drawers flanking the central kneehole. To this is another frieze drawer whilst at the back is the locking central cupboard with an inner shelf. It is raised on original bracket feet and all the locks, hinges, escutcheons and pierced brass handles are original. Measurements: 38ins wide; 18.5ins deep (86 x 47cms) c.1740

Chest, Dressing, furniture, GeorgeII, Kneehole, walnut

£2650