William James Antiques
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Web site: https://www.williamjamesantiques.co.uk/
A highly unusual George IV Mahogany chest of drawers, with outstanding original colour and patina. This beautifully constructed chest made in the finest figured Mahogany throughout, fully Mahogany lined and retaining all of the original locks, key, handles, and escutcheons. Having a moulded top with reeded edged gallery rail. The top secretaire drawers opens to reveal the original leather writing surface with an arrangement of stationary drawers, book space and a document shelf. Beneath and to the left is an arrangement of 6 deep drawers hidden behind a cupboard door and mirrored by 3 large working drawers to the right. The whole flanked by reed pilasters with a gardrooned mould to the base and raised on stunning reeded squat bun feet. Amazing quality, construction, in Superb original condition throughout. English, Circa 1820. Atb. Gillows.
Dimensions: Height: 109.25 cm - 43 Inches, Width: 110.5 cm - 43 1/2 Inches, Depth: 61 cm - 24 Inches
Price inclusive of courier delivery within England & Wales
*Gillows of Lancaster & London was one of the most prestigious furniture makers in England throughout the 18th and 19th century, importing and working with only the finest quality timbers and craftsman.
Pieces of Gillows furniture can now be seen in museums in London and Leeds as well as a collection in the Gillows Museum in Lancaster and Tatton Park.