A fine serpentine chest of drawers, ca. 1790, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster. The pattern for this chest found in a sketch book by Thomas Briscoe, worker for Gillows. The chest has all the attributes of Gillows, finest veneers, mahogany secondary wood, paneled back with dovetailed sides that hold a solid mahogany top. The brasses are original and the top drawer houses a writing slide with greenm leather cover and compartments for various supplies. The French feet are seen on many Gillow's pieces. Ca.1790, The top has been refinished and no longer has any imperfections. $8500.00
A fine example of a William & Mary four drawer chest in walnut, with quarter veneered top with feather banded drawers all raised on restored bun feet. The brass pulls are18th century but not original, and the escutcheons appear original. From a Vancouver BC estate. Very good overall condition, with some veneer edge losses, shrinkage cracks, restorations, other minor imperfections, and expected wear from age and use. The bun feet are replacements. Fantastic patina and beautiful brass hardware. Dimensions: 36" h x 38 1/2" w x 23 1/2" d.