CIRCA 1850 STAMPED GILLOWS OF LANCASTER WALNUT HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE POLE SCREEN

£1,500.00

1 in stock

Description

Wimbledon-Furniture

Wimbledon-Furniture is delighted to offer for auction  this very rare original Gillows Lancaster circa 1850 height adjustable walnut pole or fire screen

Please note the delivery fee listed is just a guide, it covers within the M25 only, for an accurate quote please send me your postcode

A very good looking and well made screen from pretty much finest furniture maker England has ever known, it is twice stamped to the base as you can see

The screen is height adjustable on a brass pole with what looks like a Queens crown finial. The timber is all hand carved walnut and is absolutely sublime throughout

We have cleaned waxed and polished the timber throughout, it does lean forward ever so slightly, I’m not sure if this is intentional so its leaning away from the fire, otherwise its perfect

Dimensions

Height:- 140cm

Width:- 50cm

Depth:- 44cm

Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask

Gillows of Lancaster and London, also known as Gillow & Co., was an English furniture making firm based in Lancaster, Lancashire, and in London. It was founded around in Lancaster in about 1730 by Robert Gillow (1704–1772)

Gillows was owned by the family until 1814 when it was taken over by Redmayne, Whiteside, and Ferguson; they continued to use the Gillow name.

Gillows furniture was a byword for quality, and other designers used Gillows to manufacture their furniture.

Gillows furniture is referred to by Jane Austen, Thackeray and the first Lord Lytton, and in one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operas

In 1903 Gillows merged with Warings of Liverpool to become Waring and Gillow and although the furniture remained of a high quality it was not as prestigious.

Any questions please feel free to ask before you bid   

 

DELIVERY OR COLLECTION

This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses SW19-3BE, we can have it delivered nationwide to include Scotland Wales and Ireland.

Please contact me via email or my contact information is under the business seller section of the listing with your postcode for a delivery quotation.

Please be sure to include which item you would like to buy as the price is determined on size and distance, if you would like more than one piece of furniture the courier offers a substantial discount on the second and third item, for international shipping please view the below information   

 

ABOUT US

Wimbledon-Furniture is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouse’s, if you have any questions my number is under the business sellers information, please feel free to call or text  

 

PAYMENTS

We accept payment via card at the warehouse on the day of collection, PayPal or bacs prior to collection We would kindly ask that all items are paid for within 48 hours and collected within 7 working days, we can hold all paid items for 14 days free of charge, there after a £10 a week storage fee will apply for the first two weeks

Please ask before purchase should you wish us to hold something for longer than two weeks, if after three months your item isn’t collected you will forfeit your payment and the item will be placed for sale again  

 

CONDITION

Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition

Please also ask any questions before you bid and not after, all of our items are sold as seen and as listed

Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade   

 

COURIER (LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CAN’T BE POSTED)

Absolutely nothing is sent for free, every item has a specific price for delivery, please ask for a quote before you bid and not after

Your invoice will be sent with zero balance in the delivery section, this is because all delivery fees are paid directly to the courier company to keep your costs down, if we charge you through ebay we have to add ebay and paypal fees, vat and other taxes to make sure the courier company are paid the exact amount they charge

We can arrange delivery nationwide, mostly with Wimbledon couriers, for Europe we use two reasonably priced professional companies that we trust, for the rest of the world it is location specific

Whoever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two man team

Delivery is to the ground floor only, again if you need help upstairs or in flats etc that’s absolutely not a problem, the couriers charge £10-£20 per flight per man per item, if you have a working elevator then naturally there’s no additional fee

All courier fees are paid by yourself directly to the courier company, the contract for delivery is between yourselves the client and whichever courier you chose from those available I’m happy to accommodate your own courier after a cleared payment has been received, they need to book in a collection time with at least 24 hour’s notice, all collections must be made within 14 working days of the close of the auction unless agreed by prior arrangement  

 

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERYS 2019

Delivery time can take two to three weeks depending on the courier’s routes for the above mentioned countries The price listed is just a guide, please contact us for a quote before buying, if you have your own courier or wish to book the collection in yourself we are happy to accommodate you

Additional information

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