|English, Circa 1780|
A fine George III mahogany Secretaire Press Cupboard by Issac Greenwood, cabinet maker Lancaster.
|Lot ID: 221|
|Low Estimate: GBP 4,500|
|High Estimate: GBP 5,000|
|Next Bid: GBP 2,250|
|Sale ID: 1|
|Sale Date: July 14, 2016|
|Sale Location: Virtual Live Auction|
|Sale Sponsor: British Antique Dealers Association|
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|Location of Origin: England|
|Dimensions: 125.00cm wide 238.00cm high 59.00cm deep (49.21 inches wide 93.70 inches high 23.23 inches deep)|
|Primary Classification: Decorative Arts and Furniture : Furniture : Secretaries, Breakfronts, Book cases|
|Issac Greenwood was apprenticed to Robert Thornley of Lancaster on 23/2/1769 and after completing his apprenticeship began working for Gillows of Lancaster as well as making his own furniture under his own label.|
This particular press cupboard is illustrated along with information on Greenwood on page 240 of “Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840” vol II by Susan Stuart.
Letters were found hidden in the back of the cabinet relating to Hebblewaite Hall occupied by a Mr Robert Kendal Esquire relating to the tenancy of the Farm and land there. Also mentioned is a John Boustead Esquire. Dates appear to be early 1840’s.
Also found was a letter addressed to a John Boustead Esq., Sedbergin 1850.
A bank pay in sheet from Londsdale bank in 1855.
Also a printed memorial dated 1785.
|Item Condition:||Very Good original condition|
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