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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 399

    A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD MUSIC STAND

    BY GILLOWS, CIRCA 1825

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    A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD MUSIC STAND
    BY GILLOWS, CIRCA 1825
    The rectangular hinged and ratcheted top above an adjustable turned, fluted and acanthus shaft with a boldly beaded collar and scrolled foliate tripod base with recessed brass castors, stamped 'Gillows. Lancaster', the underside of the legs with redundant screwholes
    42 in. (107 cm.) high; 18 in. (46 cm.) wide; 14 in. (36 cm.) deep


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    The music-stand's antique-fluted Roman-candelabrum pillar issues from a foliated urn, while its reed-gadrooned plinth is raised on a foliated and Grecian-scrolled 'claw' as featured in Messrs Gillows Estimate Books of the early 1820s and on a table executed for them by P.Fearnley (see S.E.Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London, vol. 2, Woodbridge, 2008, pl. GG26). Its pillar and claw can also be related to that of a table in Gillow's June 1825 Estimate Book (see Stuart, ibid, vol. 1, pl.274). One such stand features in J.C.Loudon's, Encyclopaedia of Cottage, Farm and Villa Architecture and Furniture, 1833 (no. 1964).


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