Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB England
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$ 47,000

A fine George III Chinoiserie four-poster bed firmly attributed to Gillows

Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Rosewood
W. 60 in; H. 91 in; D. 80 in;
W. 152.4 cm; H. 231.14 cm; D. 203.2 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date C.1800
Description A fine George III Chinoiserie four-poster bed firmly attributed to Gillows, the faux rosewood front posts turned and reeded above urn supports and square section legs, the cornice parcel-gilded and applied with imitation lacquer plaques depicting Oriental landscapes including a bridge, a cottage and classical urns. English, c1800.

Footnote: Susan E Stuart, in her comprehensive study, Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730-1840, Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, 2008 Vol I, illustrates a bed with similar posts, stamped GILLOWS LANCASTER, and a painted cornice which she describes as ‘japanned’ on pp.345, pl 403.
Styles / Movements Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 335173
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