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Fine Regency Mahogany Desk Attributed to Gillows c.1825

£1,750.00 or Best Offer Unsold, 14-Day Returns

Seller: webberley (853) 100%, Location: East Sussex, Ships to: GB, Item: 253416944707 I am a third generation specialist antiques dealer with over 30 years of personal hands on experience. I am truly passionate about antique furnitureI recognise that buying antiques on line is a leap of faith and so I provide very detailed and accurate descriptions and offer a full refund guaranteeI have been selling on eBay since 2003 with 100% feedback and many returning regular clients Fine Regency Mahogany Desk Attributed to Gillows c.1825 A particularly fine quality writing table in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster and London, with numerous unusual and bespoke made elements including solid mahogany pull out slides to each side, solid mahogany full width slide which extends the surface area of the desk, superbly made superstructure of small drawers and full oak and mahogany lined drawers with military style locks and escutcheons. All set on fluted and turned legs with slender ankles and original small brass casters.One large central frieze drawer is flanked by two small drawers with to the left and a double depth drawer with dummy front to the right - this opens to reveal a front compartment and a second lockable compartment with original mahogany slide which pulls forward to conceal this lock.Gillows produced furniture from 1730 and a very large proportion of its furniture was not signed or stamped so we rely on design, quality and fittings to identify it. This is most certainly of Gillows quality and design and has solid brass high quality casters, locks and escutcheons.Complete and original including the small turned mahogany handles to the upper cabinet. Excellent original condition with only minor marks, dings and bruises. The leather skivers are later and these are beautifully fitted in a lovely rich old gold colour with bright gold tooled and embossed borders and with no wear or damage. Drawers and slides pull out smoothly and close easily and properly. Extremely sturdy, practical and usable, lots of space for laptops and papers. Strongly recommended. Dimensions are:Width is 50 inches, depth is 24.5 inches and height is 40 inches (all max)Floor to writing surface is 29.5 inches, the side slides pull out 14 inches and the writing surface pulls out a further 6.5 inches at the front.For metric please multiply by 2.5 We are happy to arrange delivery and worldwide shipping on your behalf please see the delivery information belowOur stock can viewed at our barn showroom in East Sussex by arrangement WEBBERLEY HAS MANY REGULAR REPEAT CUSTOMERS Please read our 100% positive feedbackVisit us at www webberleyantiques. co. uk Full Refund PolicyWe offer a no quibble refund of purchase price if you are unhappy for any reason with your purchase. We simply ask that you let us know as soon as possible and that you return the item within 14 days. In 32 years we have had only two items returned, one in 2004 as the colour was not quite as expected, and the other in 2010 because our customer had not measured correctly and the dresser did not fit (but later purchased another dresser from us). Our FurnitureAntique furniture has had a long life and history and any marks of matters of significance are described as accurately as possible. We guarantee the quality of our items and the accuracy of our descriptions. We sell with integrity and offer a truly personal and friendly service. ViewingsWe open by arrangement and would be very pleased to welcome you at our showroom barn in East Sussex. UK Deliveries and CollectionsWe will happily arrange delivery with our specialist couriers. Delivery charges depend on where you live but are usually £40 to £70.We subcontract our deliveries and make no profit on these. Most couriers send just one driver with your items but if you cannot assist with lifting, we can arrange for an extra pair of hands on the van for an additional sum. You are also welcome to collect in person or to send your own courier.Most couriers offer free or reduced rates for second items to the same address. For larger items and deliveries going to the far West, far North, Scotland, Wales and non UK mainland, charges may be higher so please do ask for a quote. Overseas ShippingWe ship worldwide and have regular clients in the US, Europe and Australia. International shipping can be expensive and we can obtain quotations for you from shippers with whom we have negotiated good rates. eBay does not allow us to enter a range of prices so we have put in a sufficient amount for most of Ireland, France and Germany. PaymentWe prefer not to accept PayPal payments. We accept cheques, bank transfers, debit cards and credit cards (with 2% fee). You have the same payment protection and guarantees when paying by these methods as you do when paying by PayPal. Please message us for any further information. Please save Webberley Antiques to your favourites list…..and thank you for taking the time to read to the end! Style: Regency, Material: Mahogany, Original/Reproduction: Original

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