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Carrying the Gillows impressed trademark, the 3ft 10in (1.18m) diameter top featured crossbanding and decorative inlay and a similarly decorative frieze with brass inlay. On four square-section upward tapering legs with splayed feet projecting from cross stretchers with a shallow carved guilloche motif and concealed castors, the table was estimated at an enticing £4000-5000. It sold at £13,000 – accounting for some 25 per cent of the 338-lot sale’s total.