A late George III mahogany partner's pedestal desk
Lot 47
A late George III mahogany partner's pedestal desk
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 39,120) inc. premium

Lot Details
A late George III mahogany partner's pedestal desk
A late George III mahogany partner's pedestal desk
The rectangular moulded edge top inset with a later green gilt tooled leather writing surface, above a central frieze drawer and kneehole flanked by faux drawers forming the top part of a moulded panel door and each enclosing four graduated fitted drawers, the opposing side with a similar arrangement, the cupboard doors enclosing a shelf and shallow recess, the sides applied with brass carrying handles, on plinth bases, the drawers originally with sliding writing surfaces, with bramah locks, 132cm wide, 85cm deep, 76cm high (51.5" wide, 33" deep, 29.5" high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Dukes of Bedford, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, possibly commissioned by Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford (1765-1802).
    Sold Christie's part dispersal sale, Woburn Abbey, 20 September 2001, lot 463.
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