7 May 2008
TWO GEORGE IV MAHOGANY DRESSING MIRRORS
CIRCA 1825, ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS
With two concave base drawers on scrolling supports
27 in. (68.5 cm.) high; 28¾ in. (73 cm.) wide; 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) deep, slight differences in size (2)
Probably acquired by Sir John Gladstone for Seaforth House, Liverpool.
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Possibly 1851 Inventory, Pink Bed Room, 'Two toilet table mirrors - £2.5.0'
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