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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 508

    A LATE GEORGE IV MAHOGANY PRESS CUPBOARD

    BY GILLOWS, CIRCA 1830-35, THE CABINET-MAKER G.DANSON

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    A LATE GEORGE IV MAHOGANY PRESS CUPBOARD
    BY GILLOWS, CIRCA 1830-35, THE CABINET-MAKER G.DANSON
    With a three-quarter gallery above two frieze drawers and a pair of doors, enclosing three mahogany trays, two trays missing, with two further drawers below on a plinth base, signed on bottom of upper right drawer 'G.Dawson'
    48 in. (122 cm.) high; 55 in. (140 cm.) wide; 24 in. (60 cm.) deep


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    George Danson, cabinetmaker, of Lancaster, was listed in Gillows' petty ledger 1834-39, and became a freeman in July 1838. He is named in the Gillows' Estimate Sketch Books under numbers 5249 and 5350, indicating a likely date of manufacture shortly after March 1835.

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