Gillows of Lancaster: A finest quality rosewood Davenport

Price: £3450
Stock No. 1122/2021/QSA


A fine quality rosewood DAVENPORT made by the famous firm of cabinet makers: Gillows of Lancaster.

The Davenport is a showpiece example of early ergonomics, the design incorporates:

  1. Sliding upper writing slope to enable knees to fit underneath during use
  2. Lift up lid with storage inside
  3. Two storage drawers (plus two dummy drawers, one with secret release for pen/ink drawer)
  4. Criss-cross note storage inside lid
  5. Two full-width pull out candle / notebook slides
  6. Beautifully figured rosewood panels including dummy drawer fronts
  7. Hand-turned rosewood ballustered gallery to the upper shelf surround
  8. Three full-width storage drawers
  9. Concealed pen and ink drawer, with original ink bottle
  10. Classic (Gillows) decorative Melon feet with hidden brass castors

Recommended: This Davenport is in exceptionally good condition.

Dimensions:  Height: 33.5 ins  Depth: 23 ins  Width: 21 ins (85cm x 58.5cm x 53.5cm)

Dated: c.1825-35