Regency Black Leather Top Mahogany Library Table or Desk


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Object Description

An elegant English early 19th century Regency period partners desk or library table in mahogany, in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster and London,
Circa 1820.

With eight frieze drawers and four faux drawers, on turned and reeded tapering legs with brass caps and castors.

The table, with Egyptian reed-wreathed legs, is designed in the early 19th Century ‘French antique’ fashion promoted by the connoisseur Thomas Hope (d.1832) and popularised by R. Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, 1810. This┬ádistinctive design was introduced by the Gillows firm in the early 19th century and dominated their production in the 1820s and 1830s.

Object Condition

Fine antique condition, new leather lining, minor restorations. One side drawer is a restoration, brass knobs possibly replaced

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

(07551) 297389
+447551297389 | +447586602796

Dealer Location

Private showroom open by appointment

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