Large Fine Antique Wardrobe Compactum, English, Walnut, Gillow & Co, Victorian
Our Stock # 18.7762
This is a large fine antique gentleman's wardrobe compactum. An English, walnut bedroom cabinet by Gillow and Co of Lancaster, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880.
- A grand wardrobe of the first order - a testament to Gillows' craftsmanship
- Displays a desirable aged patina and superb order throughout
- Select walnut shows bountiful grain interest and beautiful caramel hues
- Original bowed glass and quality, bevelled mirror plates present
- Setting the tone, substantial carved pediments sit above the whole
- Decorative carved finishes abound with dentil mouldings and gadrooned borders
- Gallery upper residing over a central cabinet door, decorated with striking carved masque
- Distinctive bowed doors with clear, bright glass complete the elegant galleried area
- Wardrobe doors beam with generous mirror plates and demi-lune carved scene
- Fitted interior with brass hanging rails and a set of hooks for smaller items
- Of graceful bow front form, an arrangement of two over three drawers
- Two side drawers sit within the base beneath each wardrobe door
- Dressed throughout with quality brass drop handles with pierced foliate backplates
- Inset locks to every opening — keys present for the wardrobe doors
- Maker's mark to the upper drawer box for Gillow & Co, Lancaster
- Standing upon short bracket feet with carved motif at front and full-width foot to rear
This is a mesmeric antique gentleman's wardrobe, an opportunity to grace one's room with the finest of Gillow's late Victorian craftsmanship. A visual treat at every turn, the colour and quality of finish enhances the splendour of the piece. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 228.5cm (90'')
Max Depth: 67.5cm (26.5'')
Max Height: 228cm (89.75'')
Dressing Surface Width: 93.5cm (36.75'')
Dressing Surface Depth: 38.5cm (15.25'')
Dressing Surface Height: 102.5cm (40.25'')
Mirror Plate Width: 33.5cm (13.25'')
Mirror Plate Height: 99.5cm (39.25'')
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