Antique Burr and Figured Walnut Writing Table
This very fine antique writing table or library table has been made from
beautifully figured and 'burr' walnut timbers with a glowing 'honeyed' patina.
It is stamped on the top edge of both drawers with 'Gillows' stamp and is a *recognized design
The table has recently benefitted from professional cleaning and wax polishing,
it also has a replacement antique finish writing surface with blind and gilt tooling.
This is surrounded by a band of walnut and 'egg and tongue' moulded edge with rounded corners.
Beneath the frieze is fitted two deep drawers with mahogany linings, hand cut dovetail joints and original brass locks.
The top is supported by boldly turned end standards with carved cabriole legs with leaf and cartouche carved feet.
The feet have the original brass casters hidden beneath for ease of movement.
This antique Gillows table is of the best quality and made to the highest standards of craftsmanship.
A beautiful small writing table that would look make a stunning focal point in a traditional or contemporary setting.
Width: 46 inches - 117cm
Depth: 26 inches - 66cm
Height to top: 29.5 inches - 75cm
Height to kneehole: 25 inches 63cm
*A very similar table can be seen in 'Gillows of Lancaster and London
by Susan E Stuart, (photographic plates 267 and 268)