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    Sale 2042

    Important English Furniture

    17 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

    A LATE GEORGE III MAHOGANY PEDESTAL DESK

    CIRCA 1800, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH

    Price Realised  

    A LATE GEORGE III MAHOGANY PEDESTAL DESK
    CIRCA 1800, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH
    With working frieze drawers on both sides above three banks of drawers partly lined in ash, the reverse with two panelled doors enclosing pigeon-holes with alphabet letters, on a later plinth base, inscribed 'P.J. Baxter', the handles replaced
    30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high, 71 in. (180 cm.) wide, 40¼ in. (102 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Bought from Partridge Fine Arts Ltd., London, 1983.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE STEPHEN WISE FREE SYNAGOGUE