Lot 834 , Gillows & Co. A Victorian parcel gilt thuya wood and burr wood combined card and writing table, W.3ft D.1ft 7in. H.2ft 5in.
Gillows & Co. A Victorian parcel gilt thuya wood and burr wood combined card and writing table, with purple skiver, folding baize lined top and turned, carved and fluted tapered legs with an X stretcher and brass castors, stamped Gillow & Co 11078, W.3ft D.1ft 7in. H.2ft 5in.
Typical minor scuffing and scratching to the leather inset on top, some occasional scratching to the timber all over, there is very slight chip loss on the rear right corner around the hinge, there is some slight wear to the gilding particularly on the underframe of the table and some slight craquelure and dryness to the veneer in places but no obvious losses to the veneer, otherwise generally in reasonable condition for its age, when the top is swivelled around it coasts on some red velvet which is worn and faded.
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Sold for £650