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A REGENCY MAHOGANY CANED TUB BERGERE
A REGENCY MAHOGANY CANED TUB BERGERE

ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS

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A REGENCY MAHOGANY CANED TUB BERGERE
Attributed to Gillows
Reeded overall, the curved rectangular back with scrolled toprail centred by a tablet flanked by foliage and covered in nailed dark-red leather, above a caned seat with buttoned leather squab, on ring-turned tapering reeded legs, brass caps and pierced castors, incised to the seat-rail 'WA'

Lot Essay

Gillows of Lancaster and London supplied a set of dining-chairs with the same incised scrolling anthemions winding up the stiles to flank a concave-sided tablet, to Belton House, Lincolnshire. The chairs were sold by Lord Brownlow, Belton House, Christie's house sale, 30 April-2 May 1984, lot 55 and again by Christopher Cowlin, Esq., Lyegrove, Badminton, Avon, Christie's house sale, 26 September 1988, lot 113. The Brownlow chairs also had the same heavily-reeded legs.
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