Good Regency Gillow mahogany writing / occasional table; of a rare and unusual design with a fabulous colour; the well figured rectangular top with a carved beaded edge, having a hinged flap at the back concealing the pen and ink compartment. The frieze drawer retaining traditional Gillow turned rosewood knob handles; being fully mahogany lined with original working lock and key. Raised on a turned tapering column supported on reeded sabre legs with original gilt brass foliate design castors. The table finished on the reverse so can be used freestanding.
This rare table is based on the popular Gillows chamber writing table. This example with desirable compact proportions is unusually raised on a stylish tripod base
English circa 1815
Very good original condition having an excellent colour and patination.
Dimensions (ins) 21.75 wide x 18 deep x 28 high