An outstanding satinwood cylinder bureau attributed to GILLOWS of Lancaster. The tambour shutter enclosing a fitted interior with various pigeon holes and small drawers above a pull-out writing surface with central rising book-rest. Below and two drawers fitted with original brass handles. Standing on square tapering legs with brass castors and inlaind throughout with purple-heart cross-banding and box wood stringing. This desk is constructed in the finest West Indian Satinwood and remains in remarkable condition.
The Gillows attribution is substantiated by the high quality and style of craftsmanship, the choice of premium materials and its close resemblance to know Gillows patterns.