• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 417

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY PLATE STAND

    ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY PLATE STAND
    ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The pierced circular gallery above a solid rest on baluster legs joined by a shaped stretcher
    27¼ in. (69.5 cm.) high, 13½ in. (34 cm.) diameter


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    Similar plate stands formed part of the dining room furnishings at Kenwood, Hampstead, commissioned in 1801-2 from Gillows by David Murray, 3rd Earl of Mansfield (d.1840) and listed in the 1831 inventory of the house (J. Bryant,Kenwood, 1990). The stand relates closely to an example sold Christie's, London, 50 Years of Collecting: Decorative Arts of Georgian England, 14 May 2003, lot 142.