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Regency Tray Top Table by Gillows

Regency Tray Top Table by Gillows

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An exceptionally fine quality Regency rectangular shaped antique tray top work table by Gillows of Lancaster & London. The figured mahogany top is framed with a carved 'C' scroll design gallery and the frieze has beaded moulding with two concealed mahogany lined drawers to either side.

The table has two turned supports with double columns terminating to cabriole legs stood on original brass castors with central turned stretcher.

There is a pull out section to the frieze which was standard in this model of table for a work box to be added, however this table has never had one. The nice size of this table means it can be accommodated in most homes and used as a side table.

The table retains its original finish which has been cleaned and waxed.

A similar example of this table can be found in the Gillows of Lancaster & London book 1730 - 1840 by Susan E Stuart. Plate GG36

This design of table was retailed in London by Ferguson & Co.

Height - 74 cm (29 inches)

Width - 70 cm (27 ½ inches)

Depth - 49.5 cm (19 ½ inches)

Circa - 1830

Price £3,600

Gillows of Lancaster was founded in 1730 by Robert Gillow who was a cabinet maker from humble beginnings. He had direct access to exotic and top quality imported timber from the West Indies and created the finest quality furniture. In 1757 Robert went in to partnership with his son Richard who was an architect and a good businessmen with ambition who rebuilt the workshops and woodstores. In 1768 Robert I son Robert II joined the family business opening a shop in Oxford Street London. Gillows of Lancaster and London had a renowned reputation for their quality of work and helped furnish many aristocratic houses and are regarded as one of the best British furniture makers of all time.

Delivery is included in the price for mainland UK. If you are interested in purchasing and are outside the UK mainland or in the Scottish Highlands please get in touch first for a shipping quote. If you are an overseas buyer please contact us with your address so we can provide you with an accurate shipping quote and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Small goods will be delivered within a couple of working days which are provided with a tracking number. Large items are delivered by a trustworthy carrier and we aim to deliver within two weeks of purchase but please allow three weeks.

We accept returns within 14 days providing the customer pays for the return and the item is in the same condition we sold it in and it is packaged well.

All items are provided with an invoice stating item description, age and price.

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