Unusual Gillows serpentine fronted Side Cabinet
Unusual Gillows serpentine fronted Side Cabinet
Unusual Gillows serpentine fronted Side Cabinet

Attributed to GILLOWS OF LANCASTER & LONDON (worked 1730-1903)

Unusual Gillows serpentine fronted Side Cabinet

c. 1790 UK

Offered by Christopher Buck Antiques

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A very fine late 18th century George III period mahogany serpentine form "sheveret" cabinet attributed to GILLOWS, with one long drawer over cupboard doors, banded in ebony and cross-banded in kingwood. Raised on square tapering legs and original spade feet. 42” W, 17” D, 33” H
Provenance: Private collection of Roy Baxter (H.C. Baxter & Sons Ltd.)

Two cabinets of identical form, in satinwood with raised bookshelves above are in Tatton Park, supplied by GILLOWS to the Egerton family and referred to as "sheveret cabinets". A Gillows estimate dated 31st July 1790 shows that they cost £5 10s. 10 1/2d each to make and the maker was James Burton. These can be seen in the Yellow Drawing Room
Dimensions
Height 34.00 inch (86.36 cm)
Width 42.00 inch (106.68 cm)
Depth 17.50 inch (44.45 cm)
Medium
mahogany
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