16 September 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A REGENCY MAHOGANY DRESSING-MIRROR
ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
With oval swing plate on a fluted column support, the bowed base with three drawers, the handles possibly original
41 in. (58.5 cm) high; 17 ¼ in. (44 cm) wide; 9 in. (23 cm) deep
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The Gillows pattern for this type of oval dressing-mirror, with a concealed support, dates from 1797 and shows it on a serpentine base (L. Boynton, Gillow Furniture Designs 1760-1800, Royston, 1995, fig. 195).
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