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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY DRESSING-TABLE

    IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A REGENCY MAHOGANY DRESSING-TABLE
    IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular channelled three-quarter solid gallery above two mahogany-lined frieze drawers, on ring-turned, tapering legs with brass caps with castors, the castors stamped 'COPE AND COLLINSON PATENT', one drawer marked on inside in black ink, 'L'
    30¾ in. (78 cm.) high; 35¾ in. (91 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    In 1813 Gillows of Lancaster supplied four related dressing-tables to William Powlett, 2nd Baron Bolton (1782-1850) for Hackwood Park, Hampshire at a cost of £8 16s 6d each. They were sold by the late Viscount Camrose, Hackwood Park, Christie's house sale, 20-22 April 1998, lots 356, 358, 359 and 360. A closely related dressing-table, attributed to Gillows was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 27 April 2006, lot 169 (£7,200 including premium.)

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