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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 365

    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY COAT AND HAT HALL STAND

    BY GILLOWS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY, ALTERATIONS

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY COAT AND HAT HALL STAND
    BY GILLOWS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY, ALTERATIONS
    With turned and gadrooned baluster uprights
    77in. (197½cm.) high; 55in. (139½cm.) wide; 24in. (61cm.) deep


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    This 'double hatstand' was invoiced by Gillows in June 1823 at a cost of #18.10.0. each. The main supports would have previously had three branches issuing from each of the waisted sections. At present there are marks and holes where the branches would have been. A similar coat and stick stand, of approximately the same dimensions was offered anonymously, Sotheby's London, 4 June 1999, lot 236

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Supplied by Gillow & Co. in 1823 to Thomas John Wynn (d. 1832), 2nd Baron Newborough, for Glynllifon, Caernarvonshire, Wales