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A Regency/ late Sheraton Mahogany Chamber Writing-Table, Attributed to Gillows, England, c. 1810


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This table is often associated with a legislator's table, which it could easily be (or perhaps was).  What makes this table quite interesting is, aside from the large service drawer, there is a hinged flap, which opens to a fitted compartment. Below is a conforming apron with a long drawer that has single cock beading. The corners of the case have applied molded rectangular reserves and sit atop ring-turned, reeded, and tapered legs with ball feet and casters.

The top is a beautifully figured solid slab of mahogany, which is finished with a reeded edge, which compliments the tapered reeded columnar legs.   Gillows was a famous high end cabinet shop in England.  For a related example, see scan below for a 2004 Christies's auction listing. 

This table has no breaks or alterations, whatsoever.

Height: 29 in. Width: 30 in. Depth: 20 in.
$24,000
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