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Wick Antiques Ltd
Flag of United KingdomHampshire, UK
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Olivewood Pedestal Desk Attributed to Wright & Mansfield

REF: LA437679
£18,500
€21,611
$23,271
Certified DealerApproved listing361 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing361 sales by dealer
Description
This pedestal desk has a rectangular leather inset top and supports a small shelf with an openwork ormolu grille and small columns. The kneehole is flanked by three drawers on either side and has a writing slide disguised in the central frieze drawer above. It is decorated throughout with ebonized stringing, which contrasts well with the figured olivewood, and ormolu mounts. The whole is raised on turned feet. English. For a very similar desk, but with ormolu edging, see Margaret Jourdain, Regency Furniture 1795-1830, London, 1965, p75, fig. 167.
measurements
Height:
39 in
Width:
53.5 in
Depth:
21.5 in
declaration
Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Olivewood Pedestal Desk Attributed to Wright & Mansfield (LA437679) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1860
location
This Olivewood Pedestal Desk Attributed to Wright & Mansfield is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom

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