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Inlaid Mahogany Writing Desk by Collinson & Lock (1 of 19)
Camden Antiques
West Sussex, UK

Inlaid Mahogany Writing Desk by Collinson & Lock

REF: LA 17726 / LA409393
£1,695
€2,001
$2,058
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Description
This is a very fine quality writing table by the prestigious London firm of cabinet makers, Collinson and Lock. Made in the third quarter of the 19th century with Regency style influences. Of excellent construction in solid mahogany and attractive mahogany veneers.. The table , or desk, is decorated throughout with inlaid boxwood stringing. The raised superstructure is supported by a series of finely turned bobbin supports and also fitted with a brass gallery. The table itself has a sumptuous burgundy red leather writing surface (decorated with gilt tooling) and a series of three drawers. The central, longer, drawer is of concave form. All are fitted with their original solid brass handles. The table stands on extremely elegant turned and reeded legs, which are tapered. They are united by wonderful x-frame under-stretchers giving stability as well as aesthetic appeal. The whole desk is presented for sale in excellent condition. It has a wonderful colour and patina and is of the highest of quality. It is ready to go straight into the home , or office. Whilst it does not bear the makers label or stamp see Clive Edwards book, page 161 for a similar example.

measurements

Height:
96 cm
Width:
126 cm
Depth:
61 cm
Table Height 77cm

declaration

Camden Antiques has clarified that the Inlaid Mahogany Writing Desk by Collinson & Lock (LA409393) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1885

condition

The desk is in excellent condition

additional info

delivery

For delivery within the mainland UK please allow £60-100. Worldwide delivery can be arranged.

location

This Inlaid Mahogany Writing Desk by Collinson & Lock is located in Arundel, United Kingdom

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