An extremely fine pair of breakfront cabinets, by Gillows of Lancaster.
An extremely fine pair of breakfront cabinets, by Gillows of Lancaster.
An extremely fine pair of breakfront cabinets, by Gillows of Lancaster.

An extremely fine pair of breakfront cabinets, by Gillows of Lancaster.

c. 1880 England

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Mahogany, red cedar, satinwood, parcel gilt and painted. The mirrored superstructure with pierced gallery above a cross banded and strung top, the frieze with rectangular tablet painted with green foliage, the base with two cupboard doors painted with scrolling leaves, flowers and urns between leaf carved and fluted pilasters, flanked by two glazed doors enclosing shelves, on platform base.

Stamped on the top edge of the doors, Gillows & Co. 9348.

Both the stamp and the number are consistent with the production date c.1880. The backs of the carcases are stamped J. Davison
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Osberton Hall, Nottinghamshire.
The Red Cedar panels and bands in the pair of cabinets are from the red cedar tree which stood in the church grounds at Osberton Hall .The tree was blown down in about 1860.
Dimensions
Height 50.75 inch (128.90 cm)
Width 67.75 inch (172.08 cm)
Depth 18.50 inch (46.99 cm)
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Stamped on the top edge of the doors, Gillows & Co. 9348.
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