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Gillows Pollard Oak Davenport

Gillows of Lancaster.

A George IV, ‘Gillows’, pollard oak davenport. The rectangular slope with replaced leather writing surface, and three quarter turned spindle gallery, opening to reveal a pair of real drawers over two dummy drawers enclosing pen & ink drawer opening to the side. The right hand side with three graduated mahogany lined drawers, below twin folio slides, with dummy en verso, the front and back centred by panels, standing on turned and reeded bun feet with concealed castors. Retaining the original Brahmah locks and turned ebony handles to the drawers. Stamped four times to the underside ‘Gillows’.

Circa 1830