'Carlton House' Desk by Gillows of Lancaster

A Carlton House Desk of mahogany, the drawers crossbanded with rosewood.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany with rosewood crossbanding
Dimensions:
104 x 160 x 88 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,091 ( Total: £8,364)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Christie's

Based on a design for a a lady's drawing and writing table published by Sheraton in 1793. The prototype appears in the firm's Estimate Sketch Book in 1796. Stamped: Gillows Lancaster c 1800.

Provenance

?Earls of Derby, Knowsley Hall

Venue details

Judges' Lodgings Church Street, LANCASTER Lancashire LA1 1YS 01524 32808 www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3)

The museum is currently closed, please visit the Judges' Lodgings website for more details.

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