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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY KNEEHOLE DESK

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY KNEEHOLE DESK
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The moulded rectangular top with canted angles above a frieze drawer, above a recessed panelled cupboard door enclosing a shelf, flanked by three drawers in each pedestal, the canted, fluted corners with acanthus and c-scroll carving, on a foliate carved moulded plinth, on shaped bracket feet, handles apparently original, restorations to door panel
    31¾ in. (81 cm.) high; 37¾ in. (96 cm.) wide; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 13 November 1998, lot 261


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 176-185)