• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 171

    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY LOW PRESS CUPBOARD

    BY GILLOWS, THE WORKMAN JOHN MILLER, 1822

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY LOW PRESS CUPBOARD
    BY GILLOWS, THE WORKMAN JOHN MILLER, 1822
    The rectangular moulded top above a pair of panelled doors enclosing four trays flanked on each side by five part mahogany-lined drawers with original rosewood knob handles on a plinth base, stamped 'GILLOWS. LANCASTER', inscribed in pencil 'JOHN MILLER LANCASTER SEPT 11TH 1822', four trays lacking, the trays numbered in pencil
    49 in. (125 cm.) high; 81 in. (206 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep


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    John Miller was apprenticed to Leonard Redmayne, cabinet-maker, to serve from 1815 and was still in Gillows' employment in 1839.

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