London, South Kensington
27 March 2007
A MAHOGANY SERPENTINE PEDESTAL DESK
BY WARING & GILLOW LTD. EARLY 20TH CENTURY
With a gilt-tooled brown leather writing surface and six frieze drawers carved with foliage and C-scrolls, the pedestals each with three drawers and an opposing panelled cupboard, the channelled scrolled and foliate carved angles headed by lion masks and with foliate carved ogee bracket feet, one drawer stamped WARING & GILLOW LTD.
29in. (74cm) high, 73in. (186cm.) wide, 46in. (117cm.) deep
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A very similar desk, stamped Gillows, was offerred at Christies, London, 27th November 1996, lot 299.
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