chest of drawers

in the style of: Gillow & Co. (estab. circa 1730, closed 1962);  in the style of: Thomas Sheraton (English, b.1751, d.1806); 

circa 1789-1798
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Description
chest-of-drawers with turned and reeded pilasters to each end of the three graduated drawers; four ring-turned feet, brass handles and keyhole escutcheons.
The three locks all bear GR cyphers (see other below). The chest is edged with ebony stringing and ebony cockbeading to the drawers.

The "broken over" treatment on the top at the column tops and the reeded pilasters are suggestive of the firm Gillows of Lancaster and London. possibly Sheraton Style 1790-1800 transition piece because of the Columns that were part of the Classical revival.
Maker and role
in the style of: Gillow & Co. (estab. circa 1730, closed 1962)
in the style of: Thomas Sheraton (English, b.1751, d.1806)
Production place
London, England
Production date
circa 1789-1798
1790-1800
Media description
Mahogany, brass, ebony
Measurements
850 x 983 x 545 mm
Measurement details
height: 850mm
width: 983mm
depth: 545mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0084