Important Victorian Satinwood Cylinder Top Desk

Attributed to Gillows, Lancaster, c. 1870

having a central pierced toprail leading to a mirrored panel, and three short drawers below, flanked by twin canopied pavilion tops with twin panel doors the cylinder opening to reveal a selection of arcaded pigeon holes, short drawers and a sliding gilt tooled leather writing surface, with cameo pulls, resting on two banks of three drawers and centered by a long single drawer, the sides each with a single brushing slide and rams head terminals, all resting on acanthus capped turned and fluted forelegs, the whole with rectangular crossbanded panels, inlaid with chequerboard and mahogany

  • MEASUREMENTS: width 125cm depth 68cm height 166cm
  • PROVENANCE: J.B. Hawkins Antiques, Moss Vale Private Collection, Sydney
  • price $73,200 Incl BP
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