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Georgian Mahogany Desk Box (1 of 8)
Graham Smith Antiques Ltd
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We are a family owned antiques business based in North East England, on the outskirts of Newcastle upon Tyne. Although we specialise in antique furniture, our range of antique clocks, ceramics, glass and metal ware are also quite comprehensive. Our showroom houses all of the antiques you see on our website and we encourage customers to visit us in person if at all possible. Our philosophy is “Excellence through consistent quality”; using his experience of the antiques trade Graham aims to provide customers with all the help and advice they may need in choosing antiques for home or business. All of the antiques we stock are sourced and personally chosen by Graham, who travels the length and breadth of England and Scotland in search of high quality antiques.
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Georgian Mahogany Desk Box

REF: 4508 / LA108233
£785
€917
$987
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Description
An early 19th century Georgian mahogany desk box. The box has a brass bound edge with military plate handles and a brass bramagh lock which is stamped with a crown. The box has a maker's label inside 'M Tait, 41 Cornhill London, Manufacturer of Razors, Fine Cutlery, Copying Machines, Dressing Cases, Portable Writing Desks & English and Foreign Perfumery'. The interior has a writing slope with two compartments underneath, a pair of locking inkwells and a pen storage area. The box has it's original blue velvet writing surface with a tooled edge and underneath the slope is a secret compartment. The box comes with three documents which were in the box when it was purchased: A City of Edinburgh Certificate of Proclamation (Marriage) between Robert Cooper & Janet Galloway 25th August 1839. A Certificate of Birth & Baptism Daughter Lillian 24 August 1840. A Certificate of Birth & Baptism Son Charles 3rd July 1843.
measurements
Height:
14 CM
Width:
39 CM
Depth:
24.5 CM
declaration
Graham Smith Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Georgian Mahogany Desk Box (LA108233) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Circa 1825
condition
The box is in good condition though the writing surface is worn, the polish has been sympathetically restored and wax finished and the keys are replacements.
additional info
location
This Georgian Mahogany Desk Box is located in United Kingdom
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