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Rare Chippendale Period Mahogany Secretaire Chest on Chest attributable to Gillow of Lancaster

Rare Chippendale Period Mahogany Secretaire Chest on Chest attributable to Gillow of Lancaster

Attributed to GILLOWS OF LANCASTER & London

England

circa 1765

The chest on chest is unusual because of its small size and low height, concealing a flamed mahogany secretaire.

Height 172.00cm (67.72 inches)

Width 117.00cm (46.06 inches)

Depth 56.00cm (22.05 inches)

Stock No: F278

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Literature

The chest has its original gilt brass handles and the back plates can be seen in a serpentine chest of drawers by Gillow of Lancaster. Ref. Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840 by Susan E. Stuart Vol. II Pg. 11 Plate 533.

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