manner of Gillows of Lancaster
Mahogany, satinwood, rosewood, tulipwood, bolly, ebony, boxwood, oak, baize, brass
73 x 91 x 45 cm
Place of origin
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Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
A card table, one of a pair of satinwood, mahogany and tulipwood-inlaid fold-over card tables, English, circa 1800. Each having a hinged fold-over top crossbanded in tulipwood and lined to the interior with baize. The friezes with inlaid stringing and the blocks at the head of the four ring-turned and tapering legs inlaid with lozenges. This table bearing a label inscribed 'Schoolroom'.
Possibly supplied by Louis Nathan, an antiques dealer of London, who acted as agent for Charles Winn (1795 - 1874) and purchased for him, in 1853, several pieces of satinwood and painted furniture at the auction sale of the contents of Daylesford, the home of Warren Hastings (1732 - 1818). Purchased by the National Trust by private treaty sale from Lord St Oswald in 2010.
Marks and inscriptions
Reverse of frieze: Schoolroom
Makers and roles
manner of Gillows of Lancaster , cabinet-maker
Westgarth 2009, M. Westgarth, 'A Biographical Register of Nineteenth Century Antique and Curiosity Dealers', Regional Furniture XXIII (2009), 1 - 205, p. 141