a superb william iv mahogany writing table by t wilson

A superb William IV mahogany writing table by T. Wilson



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The leather inset top above a plain frieze with two drawers on turned reeded tapering legs with brass cappings and castors. One drawer stamped T. Wilson/68 GREAT QUEEN STREET/LONDON
48 inches wide 30inches deep 301/2 inches high
Thomas Wilson is recorded as a furniture broker and appraiser at 68 Geat Quuen Street 1821-29 and is probably the same Thomas Wilson recorded as an auctioner at 28 Great Queen Street 1799-1825.
From 1830-1837 the business was continued by his widow Mary and his son Mathew using the stamp M.WILSON and after 1838 Mathew is listed alone at the Great Queen Street address. It was commonly believed that Thomas Wilson was soley a dealer in second hand furniture who used his stamp as a. Means of identification ( it has for example been found on pieces made by and stamped by Gillows. A rear and seldom seen paper lable used by the firm States that he was a cabinet maker as well as a broker. The lable is illustrated in C.Gilbert,Pictorial Dictonary of Marked London Furniture 1730-1840
I have been established as a dealer and antique furniture restorer for almost 20 years.
I have a real love and passion of fine 18th and early 19th century furniture.
As a professional restorer I am always searching for the finest quality and original items but should any restoration be nessesary it will be sympathetically and skilfully carried out in house by myself.
If items are purchased with buy now option I shall do my very best to work with my courier to offer free delivery within most of UK mainland. (Some exclusions to locations may apply)
It has been noted that the system is rounding up measurements added in cm to the next nearest inch so if dimensions are critical for a particular space please work by the cm size listed of please ask.

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

* This item has been sold, though you can still email the seller if you wish

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