Offered by: Nick Brock Antiques
2909 North Henderson Ave. Dallas, TX 75206 , United States Call Seller 214.828.0624

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George III Mahogany Gentleman's Writing or Library Table

$ 17,500
  • Description
    A George III gentlemen's library or writing table in mahogany with inlaid satin wood, in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster. Rectangular double rising, ratcheting molded edge top over five faux drawer facades, pull out fall front drawer. The interior adjustable slant writing surface lined with green baize slides open to reveal six alphabetical filing compartments with inlaid string on lids. Three of the compartments on left with center document storage space and three compartments on right. Centered arch knee hole with pedestals left and right with graduating drawers. The back side with faux drawers. The desk sits on a raised and molded wide plinth base. The drawers were later fitted with locks attributed to Joseph Bramah. (1748-1814) late 18th century, early 19th century, England.

    The top is adjustable and will slant and hold a large folio, up to 23" H, facing either front or rear.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: mahogany, brass hardware / pulls, baize writing surface
    Condition: Good. may have once had castors / wheels
    Styles / Movements: George III, Traditional
    Book References: Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730-1840, Cabinetmakers and International Merchants, A Furniture and Business History, Volume I, Susan E. Stuart, page 279, plates 293, 294, and 295
    Dealer Reference #: NB
    Incollect Reference #: 447097
  • Dimensions
    W. 50.25 in; H. 37.5 in; D. 26.5 in;
    W. 127.64 cm; H. 95.25 cm; D. 67.31 cm;
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