This attractive piece is a handsome mahogany writing table, styled in the manner of Gillows and dating from the latter half of the twentieth Century.
Gillows was a famous London based 18th Century English furniture maker, well known for the production of some of the finest pieces of mahogany furniture in England at the time. The firm of Gillows, renown for its craftsmanship, was started by Robert in 1731 and continued by his sons Richard and Robert. The firm moved to London from Lancashire and became recognised as one of the leading cabinet makers of their time.
One of the designs for which they became famous for was the Davenport desk – a compact ladies desk first produced for a certain Captain Davenport. The Davenport desk had a very distinctive style which is reflected in this mahogany writing table.
This Gillows writing table is crafted from finest quality mahogany and has a striking hand tooled and gilded inset leather writing surface.
By way of storage, this lovely mahogany writing table features three spacious drawers specifically designed to hold stationery and all your other office sundries.
With all the refinement and elegance that is typical of classic eighteenth century furniture, this table stands on distinctively turned legs which terminate on brass castors for ease of movement.
The writing table is complete on all sides so it can be placed in the middle of a room against a wall, as the owner prefers. This makes it an extremely practical piece of furniture that works equally well in a large home or in a business office.
The item is in excellent condition having been fully cleaned and beautifully re-polished in our workshops. Please look at the photos to confirm this for yourself.
Viewing and Further Information
We are always very happy to arrange viewing of our desirable desks at our North London warehouse. Please email or call us to organise an appointment. We are also delighted to answer any questions you may have so do feel free to email or call us with those quoting our item reference number as shown above so we know which piece you would like to discuss.
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Open Mon to Fri 10am - 5pm
Occasional Saturdays - please call first
Shipping, Delivery and Return
This is a very nice Gillows writing table and it requires expert packing and shipping. We are able to ship to any destination worldwide and will take care of the packing for you, but please do call or email for a shipping quotation before purchasing the item so that we can fully discuss your requirements. We ship to any mainland UK address free of charge.
If you are not satisfied with this Gillows style writing table we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this mahogany writing table, unless we have erroneously described the item in some material way and you do not receive what you were expecting. You must return the item in its original packaging and condition.
You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 74 x Width 149 x Depth 76
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 4 feet, 11 inches x Depth 2 feet, 6 inches
Our reference: 00775M