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Antique Gillows Mahogany Kneehole Desk

Date circa 1880

Reference: SN628

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A beautiful antique Gillows mahogany desk made from the best quality figured timbers in the Chippendale revival style. 
The desk has recently been restored including french polishing in the traditional manner and has a new black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.  The top has a break front design with with a carved dragoon border.  ​Below there are three drawers with mahogany linings, hand cut dovetail joints and the original locks and key.  The front edges of the drawers have a beaded mould and are fitted with the original ornate cast brass handles and escutcheons.
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