rare mid c19th pollard oak pedestal desk

Rare mid C19th pollard oak pedestal desk .



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Rare mid C19th pollard oak pedestal desk .Good quality pollard oak veneered 3-part pedestal desk of 9 drawers. Stunning figured timber which has achieved a wonderful golden honey-coloured patina and hue. Stands on original wooden castors and fitted with old replacement cast-brass knobs and brass key escutcheons to the drawers . Fitted with brass locks stamped with an 'H' with an arrow (probably Hobbs & Co. London) together with a single key which operates all. The replacement black leather inset writing panel an exact copy of the worn-out original, with 'blind' tooled edging and centre motif and thin gold line within. Of free-standing form with highly-figured inset panels to the reverse.
A well-proportioned practical desk with great decorative qualities. In excellent ready-to-use condition .
Divides into 3 parts in the traditional manner for ease of movement and transportation .
W 48"
D 25"
H 31" .
Knee-hole 25" h . X 18" w.
England c.1860
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: MLBSA 146


Height = 78.7402 cm (31")
Width = 121.9202 cm (48")
Depth = 63.5001 cm (25")

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