c19th william iv period rosewood writing or library table in the manner of gillows of lancaster and london

C19th William IV period rosewood writing or library table in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster and London.



Item Ref

ML 1712


C19th William IV period rosewood writing or library table in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster and London.
Fine quality writing table of free-standing symmetrical form , fitted with 2 mahogany-lined frieze drawers and raised on 'standard end' type supports with 'hockey-stick' legs in-filled with well-carved panels of fret ,strap-work and lozenge decoration . The underside of the base joined by 2 high stretcher bars to provide stability.
Each end of the top fitted with a shaped and pierced decorative gilt-brass gallery, the central writing panel retaining its original black leather inset surface with a simple tooled edge.
The legs each fitted with their original brass box castors , all stamped "Cope's Patent" . The drawers each fitted with brass key escutcheons and locks ,and supplied with the original steel key.
In excellent original condition with a rich patina and colour to the figured rosewood. Minor shrinkage crack to the board of the top surface beneath the leather.
The design, choice of timber, quality of build together with use of "Cope's Patent' castors all point to a probable attribution to the esteemed cabinet-making firm of Gillows of Lancaster and London.
H 29"
W 47"
D 25"
England c.1835
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1712


Height = 73 cm (29")
Width = 117 cm (46")
Depth = 63 cm (25")

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