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A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY DRAW-LEAF LIBRARY TABLE
A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY DRAW-LEAF LIBRARY TABLE

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A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY DRAW-LEAF LIBRARY TABLE
The rectangular top above two sliding leaves to each end, above a central frieze drawer flanked on each side by a simulated drawer, the reverse with three conforming simulated drawers, the sides panelled, on ring-turned tapering reeded baluster legs, brass caps and castors
30 in. (78 cm.) high; 62 in. (159 cm.) wide, open; 45 in. (114.5 cm.) deep

Lot Essay

The fine quality mahogany and reed-wrapped legs are typical of Gillows furniture around 1820. Patterns for related wash-stand tables, fitted with sunk wells and raised galleries, feature in the 1820's Estimate Sketch Books of Gillows of London and Lancaster preserved in the Westminster City Archives.
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