William Wilkinson (d.1833) of 14 Ludgate Hill was trading from 1808. He used this stamp until circa 1820 when the business became Wilkinson & Sons. From 1833-34 the firm made furniture for the new Goldsmith's Hall in London, to the designs of the architect Philip Hardwick.
A Regency fiddle-back mahogany, tulipwood banded and ebonised sofa table
A Regency fiddle-back mahogany, tulipwood banded and ebonised sofa table by Wilkinson of Ludgate Hill
The recatangular hinged top with canted angles above a pair of frieze drawer with opposing simulated drawers, with turned roundels, on ring turned end supports with platform bases on ring turned legs with brass cappings and castors, stamped to top right drawer WILKINSON. LUDGATE HILL 1786, 151cm wide extended, 66cm deep, 74cm high.
Provenance: Private Collection, London.