mid c18th george ii period mahogany kneehole desk or dressing table in excellent original condition

Mid C18th George II period mahogany knee-hole desk or dressing table in excellent original condition.



Item Ref

ML 176


Mid C18th George II period mahogany knee-hole desk or dressing table in excellent original condition.
Quality mid-Georgian period mahogany knee-hole desk raised on bracket feet and retaining all original plate brass handles .
Central recessed kneehole cupboard fitted with original 'butterfly' type hinges and retaining original lock with key . The interior fitted with a shelf .
The surrounding drawers all with original solid brass back plates (and one bale drop handle replaced) and shaped escutcheon plates, one short drawer missing a lock.
The top long drawer fitted with original oak divisions to form compartments.
Shaped frieze shallow slide drawer to the centre . All drawers oak-lined with tight quality dove-tail details.
The back with original oak boards .
The top with simple moulded edge detail . Some marks and stains to the top commensurate with age and use, and
the sides each having a minor vertical single shrinkage gap . Some strengthening blocks replaced to rear of bracket feet.
Smart piece of quality mid-C18th period furniture of small proportions in fine original condition.
Rich colour and patina, has been waxed and cleaned in our workshops.
H 30"
W 32"
D 20"
England c.1740
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: ML 176


Height = 76 cm (30")
Width = 81 cm (32")
Depth = 50 cm (20")

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

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