Fine George III period satinwood secretaire cabinet

£12,500.00

An exceptional English Sheraton period satinwood secretaire cabinet, c 1790.

Measures:
H 59 1/2’’ (151 cm)
W 30’’ (76 cm)
D 19’’ (49 cm)

BHA 1137


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Description

An exceptional English Sheraton period satinwood secretaire cabinet.

Late 18th century, George III, ca 1790.

Measures:
H 59 1/2’’ (151 cm)
W 30’’ (76 cm)
D 19’’ (49 cm)

This small, beautifully proportioned, and sophisticated antique writing cabinet – without doubt by the prestigious firm of Gillows & Co – is in well-figured West Indian satinwood all of the highest quality, with lovely colour and surface patination.

The top detachable section contains three adjustable shelves.

The base has a pull-out writing section with an arrangement of small drawers and pigeon holes. Sandalwood linings.

Two cupboards below – with adjustable shelving within – flanked by gently tapering, reeded columns.

In perfect condition throughout and ready to use.

Gillows of Lancaster and London, also known as Gillow & Co., was an English furniture-making firm based in Lancaster, Lancashire, and London.‎

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