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Dining Table – SOLD

A rare Cuban mahogany Gillow’s patent dining table circa 1800

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Product Description

The frame with eight attached reeded legs extends from the centre leaf which swivels to a right angle. the leaves are laid in numerical order along the frame and secured.

Height: 28.75ins (73cm) Width: 52ins (132cm)

Length fully extended: 136ins (346cm)

Richard and Robert Gillow of Oxford Street registered the patent in 1800 and the first table was ordered by Lord Strathmore in 1801.

Ref: Westminster Library Archive

Literature ref: Susan E. Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1740 p. 240-242