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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 277

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY GENTLEMAN'S WASHSTAND/WRITING DESK

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY GENTLEMAN'S WASHSTAND/WRITING DESK
    CIRCA 1780
    The retractable adjustable shaving-mirror flanked by brass candle holders, enclosing a Chinese eighteenth-century blue and white porcelain bowl, the front with two dummy drawers and two long drawers above four shorts drawers around the kneehole, with two recessed drawers, the reverse with hinged leather-lined writing-slope, each side with two drawers
    34 in. (86.5 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide; 21½ in. (54 cm.) deep


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