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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 256

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD AND PADOUK WRITING-TABLE

    HOLLAND & SONS, MID 19TH CENTURY

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    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD AND PADOUK WRITING-TABLE
    HOLLAND & SONS, MID 19TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular top with gilt-tooled brown leather writing surface, above two cedar and mahogany-lined frieze drawers with convex quarter-fillets, on twin-end supports with fluted baluster supports joined by a fluted turned stretcher, on downswept legs with Greek-key decoration, with sunk brass castors, the handles apparently original, one drawer stamped 'HOLLAND & SONS', the locks stamped 'COMYN CHINC & CO'
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 48.in. (122 cm.) wide; 25¾in. (65.5 cm.) deep


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 17 February 1984, lot 33.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Collector

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