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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 147

    A VICTORIAN FIGURED WALNUT AND GILTMETAL-MOUNTED DESK

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN FIGURED WALNUT AND GILTMETAL-MOUNTED DESK
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Floral-inlaid throughout, the mirrored superstructure with a pair of Wedgwood-mounted doors, the leather top above five drawers and tapered legs with Ionic capitals
    42 in. (107 cm.) high; 51 in. (130 cm.) wide; 29 in. (74 cm.) deep
    paper label G.Trollope & Sons


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    George Trollope & Sons were registered under this name in 1843 and were in Parliament Street until at least 1864. They undertook large scale refurbishments and became very successful in the second half of the 19th century.

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