early c19th regency period mahogany canterbury in the manner of gillows of lancaster and london

Early C19th Regency period mahogany Canterbury in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster and London.



Item Ref

ML 202


Early C19th Regency mahogany Canterbury in the style of Gillows of Lancaster and London .
Stylish mahogany Canterbury with turned corner pillar uprights in faux simulated ‘bamboo’ style in the fashionable Regency manner alluding to Chinoiserie and the Orient. The ‘boat’ or navette-shaped dished top with 3 open division compartments with vertical dividers of a design commonly found on Gillows Canterburys of this period. The ends with cross bars , the tops of the uprights fitted with turned paterae .
Raised on turned legs with distinctive reeded details , and fitted with brass fork castors with original leather wheels. The base fitted with a single ebony-line edged drawer with original cast brass knob pull handle .
In excellent original condition with no damage or repairs . Good rich colour and patina .
Canterburys of this type were originally conceived to hold sheet music but are now commonly used to house newspapers and magazines.
H 18”
W 19”
D 14”
England c. 1810
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 .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
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 202


Height = 45 cm (18")
Width = 49 cm (19")
Depth = 35 cm (14")

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