200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633

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Fine and Important George I Walnut Kneehole Desk

$ 24,000
  • Description
    Diminutive walnut kneehole desks of this age and condition are extremely rare. This piece has a matched quartered veneered top above a long drawer over two three drawer pedestals centered a small pen-drawer with a locking cupboard behind. All on eight tall and well shaped bracket feet. Herringbone inlay throughout, and with exquisite original gilt brass engraved hardware and carrying handles.
    An interesting and rare feature, the cupboard is moveable so it can pull forward and simulate a chest of drawers.

    Provenance: Private collection Chicago.
    Acquired from Malcolm Foster
    118 Fulham Road, London
    12th September 1986
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Walnut, Gilt Brass
    Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age.
    Creation Date: c. 1720
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, George I
    200 Lex Booth #: 12
    Dealer Reference #: 170-128
    Incollect Reference #: 272160
  • Dimensions
    W. 28 in; H. 30.5 in; D. 19 in;
    W. 71.12 cm; H. 77.47 cm; D. 48.26 cm;
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