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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 40

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CARLTON HOUSE DESK

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CARLTON HOUSE DESK
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The U-shaped superstructure fitted on each side with three drawers, a cupboard and three pigeon-holes and centered by a locking cupboard, surrounding a red leather and gilt tooled writing surface, above three drawers, on square tapering legs and casters, previously with a gallery, inscribed in white chalk to underside twice '2750' and once '740'
    38 7/8 in. (98.5 cm.) high, 48 1/8 in. (122 cm.) wide, 28½ in. (72.5cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Bought from Fifty One Antiques, Toronto, Canada, November 1991.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 9-69)