imposing c19th chippendalerevival style mahogany doublesided library desk

Imposing C19th Chippendale-revival style mahogany double-sided library desk .


| $6,229 USD | €5,697 EUR

Item Ref

ML 2102


Imposing late C19th Chippendale-revival style mahogany double-sided library desk .
Superb quality mid-Georgian period style mahogany pedestal desk in original , ‘as found’ country-house condition. Fitted with drawers to both sides all retaining their original rococo-style patinated cast-brass drop handles and back-plates , brass key escutcheons and brass locks .
The pedestals with quarter-column reeded corner uprights and carved ‘sun-flower’ paterae blocks to the top . The top with a carved stylised leaf design to the sloping or bevelled edges, with a carved waist moulding beneath the cock-beaded and mahogany-lined drawers .The base surrounds of the pedestals with corresponding carved detail.
The pedestals ends with a re-entrant corner applied beading forming panels . Each pedestal raised on shaped plinths forming raised bracket feet .
The quality grade of well-chosen mahogany has achieved an excellent patina and period-style colour and surface.
The inset leather writing surface is heavily worn and distressed and in need of replacement. This can be supplied and fitted to client’s colour choice and specifications at cost price .
An impressive statement desk of magnificent scale , proportions , quality and Georgian period design.
Constructed in 3 sections , in the traditional manner , for ease of movement and transportation.
H 29”
W 63”
D 53”
England c. 1890
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 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 2102


Height = 74 cm (29")
Width = 157 cm (62")
Depth = 133 cm (53")

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