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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

1601/17: A lovely quality and pretty late 19th century Sheraton Revival DISPLAY TABLE in excellent and original condition. Sometimes referred to as a 'Bijouterie Table' this good example is veneered in satinwood and inlaid with 'panels' around the frieze. The shaped glazed top lifts open to reveal the velvet-lined interior and it is raised on inlaid satinwood tapering legs united by curved a "X" frame stretcher. Complete with working lock and key. 24ins wide; 16ins deep (at the centre) 30ins high. (62 x 40.5 x 76cms) c.1890

bijou, display, furniture, Table

£1650

1589/17: A delightful 18th century mahogany Chippendale period CHEST-OF-DRAWERS of small size and of particularly good warm colour. Below the well-figured solid mahogany top are four graduated drawers, all with oak linings and all are complete with their original ornate cast brass handles and key escutcheons. It is supported on original bracket feet and measures 31ins wide; 17.5ins deep and 32ins high. (78.5 x 44.5 x 81cms). A charming and thoroughly original chest of drawers. c.1770

Chest, Chippendale, Drawers, furniture

£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

1555/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: A fine quality and totally original solid mahogany extending DINING TABLE to seat TWELVE in good original condition. The well-figured mahogany top, complete with its three original leaves, is supported on eight turned and reeded legs which terminate in original and substantial brass castors. The four central legs are well recessed, and therefore do not interfere with diners legs. Complete with its original set of eight cast brass clips and compartment under to hold them when not in use. 54ins wide; 10ft 4ins long extended; 54ins without the leaves. (137 x 315 x 137cms). *The two ends of this good table bolt together (original bolts) which allow the table to be easily moved when access is a bit tight! c.1835

dining, furniture, Gillows, Table

£7500

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

1512/17: An exceptional 18th century George III period mahogany CORNER CUPBOARD of particularly good warm colour and patina. Surmounted by a carved "Swan-neck" pediment with a central urn finial, and with dentil carving to the frieze, the door features a fine solid mahogany "fielded" panel with chamfered edges and re-entrant corners. This door opens to reveal fitted shelves within and is flanked by stop-fluted columns to the canted corners. Working lock and original key. Definitely a cut above average! 40ins high; 48ins high including pediment; 20ins wide to the front. (101 x 122 x 51cms) c.1770

corner, furniture, GeorgeIII, mahogany

£1250

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

1398/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: A good pair of early 19th century Regency period solid mahogany HALL CHAIRS in excellent condition. The solid backs are carved with well-defined acanthus leaves and gadrooned scrolled crests, whilst the seats are moulded with oval panels. They are supported on ring-turned slightly splayed front legs and faceted rear legs united by typical Gillows turned stretchers. Overall height: 36ins; 17ins wide; 19ins deep; the seats 18.5ins high. (91.5 x 43 x 48 x 47cms) c.1810

chairs, furniture, Gillows, hall, Regency

£1650

1397/17: A wonderfully impressive and superb quality early 19th century mahogany SIDEBOARD or SERVING TABLE. Almost certainly by either Gillows of Lancaster or Trotter (of Edinburgh) this thoroughly original piece features a shaped backboard inlaid with ebony stringing; a one-piece top of excellent figuring and patina whilst it is supported on beautifully carved 'Classical' legs which terminate in good carved scroll feet. The frieze features a long bow-fronted central drawer, flanked by twin small drawers, both of which are lined in burgundy baize. *A gorgeous Serving table ~ perhaps also ideal for use in a large impressive hall? 77ins long; 34ins high; 26.5ins deep. (195 x 86 x 67cms) c.1825

furniture, Gillows, hall, serving, sideboard, Table

£5950

1372/17: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a fine quality early/mid 19th century rosewood LIBRARY TABLE in splendid condition. Below the beautifully figured top with its rounded corners, are two shallow drawers to the frieze, with egg-and-dart moulding around the lower edge. It is supported on typical Gillows carved and fluted solid rosewood columns terminating in "apple" shaped feet with original concealed castors. A handsome Library/Writing Table. 49.5ins long; 29.5ins deep. (125.5 x 75cms). *A similar Library Table with identical supports and about the same size is illustrated in "Gillows of Lancaster & London" by Susan E. Stuart; Volume 1; page 292. c.1825

furniture, Gillows, Library, Table

£3450

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

1265/16: A good quality early/mid 19th century rosewood DWARF BOOKCASE. Below the well-figured and cross-banded top are twin carved paterae above carved solid rosewood corbels, which flank the two adjustable shelves making three in total. It is supported on a plinth base and measures 42ins wide; 13ins deep; 36ins high (107 x 33 x 91.5cms). c.1830

bookcase, furniture, Regency, rosewood

£1650

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

1009/15: A particularly fine quality late 18th or early 19th century mahogany BOOKCASE=CABINET of compact size. Below the well-drawn cornice are two glazed doors that retain most, if not all of the original glazing. These open to reveal two banks of adjustable shelves within, lined with watered silk. Below, the well-figure panel doors open to reveal shelved cupboards, and this pretty and useful cabinet is supported on elegant 'swept' bracket feet. Hinges and locks are all gilded (and original) and complete with original keys. 74ins high; 43ins wide (188 x 109cms) c.1800

bookcase, cabinet, furniture, mahogany

£2450

1003/15: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a superb quality solid mahogany PAIR OF CHAIRS in excellent condition but in needed of re-upholstery. These handsome occasional chairs, ideal perhaps for the bedroom, feature carved and fluted backs, with typical Gillows 'anthiemon' carved "ears" and buttoned upholstery, whilst the overstuffed seats are supported on turned and reeded front legs with original castors. Good chairs, and surprisingly heavy! Priced for the pair. c.1840 c.0

chairs, furniture, Gillows, mahogany, Pair

£580

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

635/14: A modest but somehow rather charming mid/late 19th century mahogany oval JARDINIERE or WINE COOLER ON STAND. The oval mahogany barrel-constructed removable top, bound with painted iron bands is raised on a solid mahogany base with cabriole legs carved with shells to the "knees" and terminating in carved claw-and-ball feet. Useful to plant flowers and bulbs (original zinc liner available) or as a wine cooler. c.1870

furniture, jardiniere, winecooler

£580