• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 169

    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY FOLIO STAND

    ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, CIRCA 1825

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    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY FOLIO STAND
    ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, CIRCA 1825
    The rounded rectangular slatted and ratcheted sides above standard end supports and turned feet with inset brass castors
    41¾ in. (106 cm.) high; 26¼ in. (67 cm.) wide; 28 in. (71 cm.) deep


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    A virtually identical folio stand of the same dimensions stamped 'GILLOWS.LANCASTER', is illustrated in C. Gilbert, Furniture at Temple Newsam House and Lotherton Hall', Leeds, 1998, vol. III, pp. 655-6, fig. 820.

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    Provenance

    Probably the same folio stand sold Christie's, Pitchford Hall, 28/29 September 1992, lot 141.