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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 286

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SERPENTINE PARTNERS' DESK

    BY WRIGHT AND MANSFIELD, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SERPENTINE PARTNERS' DESK
    BY WRIGHT AND MANSFIELD, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    With a red leather lined top above a blind fret carved frieze of interlaced strapwork and qutrefoils and with similar stiles, one side with five drawers, the other with false drawers in the frieze and two deep drawers below on foliate carved cabriole legs with claw and ball feet, stamped 'WRIGHT & MANSFIELD 104 BOND ST' and also 'WRIGHT AND MANSFIELD'
    30in. (76cm.) high; 72in. (183cm.) wide; 36in. (92cm.) deep


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    Wright and Mansfield were one of the leading interior decorators of the late 19th century. They exhibited widely, including at the Great Exhibition of 1862 and the Paris Exposition of 1867. The company ceased trading in 1887.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Furniture removed from a property in St James, London