19th Century walnut desk by Gillows


An exhibition quality 19th Century walnut Bonheur Du Jour / desk by Gillows, the top having a brass gallery running along all three sections, a cupboard at the centre with a glazed door opening to reveal a single shelf inside, lovely ormolu beading around the edge of the glass, the sides of the cupboard decorated with figural ormolu mounts with further decorative mounts below, three crossbanded drawers either side that are mahogany lined and having the original handles, further ormolu mounts either side of the drawers and highly decorative ormolu mask mounts to the sides, the figuration throughout is of exceptional quality and looks spectacular, the bottom section is in the same style of the top with further bold ormolu mounts, all original, having an ormolu moulded edge and a single frieze drawer below, which is stamped GILLOW, supported on cabriole legs which also has lovely quality mask mounts. Circa 1860.


SKU: 3517.



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