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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 250

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY DAVENPORT

    ATRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, CRAFTSMAN THOMAS TOWNERS, DATED 1817

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY DAVENPORT
    ATRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, CRAFTSMAN THOMAS TOWNERS, DATED 1817
    The projecting gilt-tooled leather covered writing slope enclosing fitted interior with short drawers each with turned ivory handles, one operating a locking mechanism for the pen slide, one drawer with the craftsman's pencil inscription 'Thos Towner/1817' the pedestal with two slides, four drawers and three sides of false, on bun feet and recessed castors
    35½ in. (90 cm. ) high; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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