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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 634

    A NEAR PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY LUGGAGE STANDS

    CIRCA 1810-15, ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS

    Price Realised  

    A NEAR PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY LUGGAGE STANDS
    CIRCA 1810-15, ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS
    The rounded rectangular slatted top on ring-turned ribbed tapering legs
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) wide; 17¾ in. (45 cm.) deep (2)


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    The trunk-stand was amongst the convenient items of bedroom apartment furniture introduced around 1800 by Gillows of Lancaster. The brand 'Gillows. Lancaster' is recorded on an Egyptian-reeded stand of this pattern supplied in 1812 for Tatton Park, Cheshire (N. Goodison and J. Hardy, 'Gillows at Tatton Park', Furniture History, 1970, pl. 14A; and S.E. Bourne, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840, vol. II, p. 125). A similar stand was supplied by Gillow in 1807 to Lord Montgomerie of Coilsfield (see S. E. Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London, Woodbridge, 2008, vol. II, pl. 673).

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