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    Sale 2042

    Important English Furniture

    17 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 102

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY KNEEHOLE WRITING-DESK

    NORTH COUNTRY, CIRCA 1760, WITH RESTORATIONS

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY KNEEHOLE WRITING-DESK
    NORTH COUNTRY, CIRCA 1760, WITH RESTORATIONS
    With a secretaire-drawer over a kneehole, the panelled back replaced, restorations to the fretwork, later brasses
    34 in. (86 cm.) high, 41 in. (104 cm.) wide, 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    An almost identical kneehole desk is illustrated in M. Harris and Sons, A Catalogue and Index of Old Furniture and Works of Decorative Art, part II, London, n.d., p. 290.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 October 1983, lot 73.