• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 288

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY WRITING TABLE

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY WRITING TABLE
    CIRCA 1740
    The superstructure with a row of pigeon holes and four drawers, above a rectangular writing surface, a baize-lined slide and frieze drawer on turned tapering legs with pad feet and brass castors, inscribed in red pencil 'Poulter Boning Sell'
    39¼ in. (100 cm.) high; 38 in. (97 cm.) wide; 27¾ in. (70 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 6.