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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    A VICTORIAN AESTHETIC MOVEMENT ROSEWOOD WRITING TABLE

    CIRCA 1875, THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS EDWARD COLLCUTT (1820-1924), PROBABLY FOR GILLOWS

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN AESTHETIC MOVEMENT ROSEWOOD WRITING TABLE
    CIRCA 1875, THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS EDWARD COLLCUTT (1820-1924), PROBABLY FOR GILLOWS
    Boxwood-lined overall, with blue leather-lined top above two frieze drawers on splayed legs joined by stretchers, the locks stamped 'Cope & Collinson', one drawer inscribed in chalk 'Brown'
    28½ in. (72 cm.) high; 49 in. (124 cm.) wide; 25 in. (64 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    The architect T. E. Collcutt worked in the establishment of G. E. Street before setting up his own practice in 1873. A writing table of similar design by Collcutt is recorded in Gillow's Estimate Sketchbooks No. 10753.