late c19th early c20th edwardian period inlaid rosewood desk by edwards roberts

Late C19th/ early C20th Edwardian period inlaid rosewood desk by Edwards & Roberts .


| $1,358 USD | €1,235 EUR

Item Ref

ML 235


Late C19th /early C20th Edwardian period inlaid rosewood desk.
High quality rosewood kneehole desk with profuse neo-classical style inlaid satinwood and boxwood decoration. Each pedestal fitted three drawers above an open shelved lower section with decorative fret-work panel galleries . The whole raised on square section tapering legs fitted with gilt brass cup castors .
The top retains its original ‘blind tooled’ and gilt bordered green Moroccan leather inset writing surface . The rear of the desk with a raised superstructure fitted with a drawer to each side and a central recess . The top surmounted by a three-quarter cast and pierced gilt -brass gallery.
All drawers retaining their original decorative gilt brass knob pulls and fitted with brass locks and original working key. The central frieze drawer stamped to the top by the manufacturer “Edward & Roberts”.
A decorative and practical scale desk with a mellow lightly-faded colour and patina.
*The firm of Edwards and Roberts established in 1854 based in Wardour St., London were leading manufacturers of quality furniture .
H 37” (full)
W 48”
D 24”
England c.1900
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 .
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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 235


Height = 92 cm (36")
Width = 120 cm (47")
Depth = 60 cm (24")

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