The Fine Sale | 22 November 2017
Ω A Regency mahogany and ebony strung writing or dressing table, circa 1815
Sold for £3000
Ω A Regency mahogany and ebony strung writing or dressing table, circa 1815, attributed to Gillows, of breakfront form, the three quarter gallery above three frieze drawers, above turned tapering fluted legs terminating in brass caps and casters, 80cm high, 107cm wide, 52cm deep
Please note that this lot (lots marked with the symbol Ω in the printed catalogue) may be subject to CITES regulations when exported from the EU. The CITES regulations may be found at www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/imports-exports/cites
Marks, scratches and abrasions, some old chips and splits comensurate with age and use.
Some sun fading to the top and a darker rectangular 'shadow' exists towards the centre where an item has been placed.
To the right side of the central drawer front there is an old closed horizontal split and some adjacent small old closed splits towards the right hand edge of the drawer front. A small amount of wax filler has been used to disguise. Some minor old replacement to stringing in this area. Minor attention from a restorer could tidy this further.
Some minor division between some 'floor' panels of oak lined drawers.
Small losses/ chips to ebonybanding to lower edge of friezes
Wednesday 22 November 2017, 10.00am
Sunday 19 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 20 November
9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 21 November
9.00am - 4.30pm
Day of sale from 8.30am