Good Regency Gillows mahogany side cabinet / chiffonier; of excellent quality; the superstructure having a pierced gilt brass three quarter gallery on the narrow shelf raised on stylish lyre supports incorporating gilt brass rods and finials with finely carved flower head oval paterae. The back retaining its original mirror plate in a carved beaded moulding. The well figured rectangular top above a stepped frieze with gadrooned mouldings; above the flame mahogany panelled doors having typical Gillow pattern mouldings flanked by moulded pilasters with carved volute capitals. The interior having two mahogany adjustable shelves with a long, fully lined mahogany drawer above; retaining original Gillow patent knob handles. The shallow plinth with bead mouldings raised on turned gadrooned feet. Retaining the original working lock and key.
Gillows produced several variations of this cabinet which can be seen in their Estimate Sketch Books of 1822 (eg 3172 & 3140 in ref 344/100). This cabinet being the premier and most stylish.
English circa 1820
Very good original condition, with a great colour and surface
Dimensions (ins) 54.5 high x 36.5 wide x 15.75 deep