29 April 2010
A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY FOLIO STAND
ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, CIRCA 1825
The rounded rectangular slatted and ratcheted sides above standard end supports and turned feet with inset brass castors
41¾ in. (106 cm.) high; 26¼ in. (67 cm.) wide; 28 in. (71 cm.) deep
Probably the same folio stand sold Christie's, Pitchford Hall, 28/29 September 1992, lot 141.
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A virtually identical folio stand of the same dimensions stamped 'GILLOWS.LANCASTER', is illustrated in C. Gilbert, Furniture at Temple Newsam House and Lotherton Hall', Leeds, 1998, vol. III, pp. 655-6, fig. 820.
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