27 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 4,000
A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY LIBRARY DESK
SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The leather lined top hinged to reveal a sliding interior fitted with doors and pigeon holes and with a later writing slope, the pedestals each with an arched panelled cupboard enclosing four ash lined drawers, the hinges stamped throughout 'HORNE'S PATENT'.
34½in. (88cm) high; 58in. (148cm.) wide; 37½in. (95cm.) deep
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