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200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 United States 646.293.6633
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$ 45,000

Fine Mid 19th Century Figured Oak Partners Desk by Holland and Sons

Documentation Signed
Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Oak
Dimensions
W. 63.75 in; H. 30.5 in; D. 39.5 in;
W. 161.93 cm; H. 77.47 cm; D. 100.33 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date Mid 19th Century
Description By one of the nineteenth century's leading cabinet makers, Holland and Sons, this desk is of highly figured burr golden oak, with an excellent quality gilt-tooled black leather inset top above a frieze with three drawers supported on two pedestals, each with three drawers to the front and a cupboard containing the original shelf to the rear. The drawers to the pedestals with a side locking pillar and with Bramah locks throughout, the locks stamped J.T.NEEDS 188 PICCADILLY Late J. BRAMAH 134 PICCADILLY .The whole supported on plinths with original wood casters. One drawer and both cupboards signed HOLLAND & SONS. Superb color throughout. Holland & Sons were among the most distinguished cabinet makers of the nineteenth century. Founded in 1803 by William Holland, they became Holland & Sons in 1843 and were granted the Royal Warrant by Queen Victoria for whom they worked on commissions for the royal residences Osborne House, Balmoral, Sandringham and Windsor Castle. Other prominent commissions included the British Museum, a number of London clubs and the new Houses of Parliament, a commission they shared with Gillows. Holland & Sons continued under family control until they ceased trading in 1942 and their archives are preserved at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Styles / Movements Traditional
200 Lex Booth Number 12
Dealer Reference Number 120-127
Incollect Reference Number 306181
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