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A GEORGE III PLUM-PUDDING MAHOGANY METAMORPHIC WRITING-DESK
A GEORGE III PLUM-PUDDING MAHOGANY METAMORPHIC WRITING-DESK

CIRCA 1760

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A GEORGE III PLUM-PUDDING MAHOGANY METAMORPHIC WRITING-DESK
Circa 1760
The rectangular hinged divided top lifting to reveal a leather-lined slanted writing surface and a mechanical lifting superstructure fitted with pigeonholes and drawers flanked by hinged sides enclosing further lidded compartments above a false frieze drawer flanked by two small drawers over a further drawer, the arched kneehole flanked by panelled doors enclosing folio slides and drawers, the reverse fitted with false drawers and doors, one lockplate stamped BARRON'S VR PATENT beneath a crown
36in. (91.5cm.) high, 48in. (122cm.) wide, 26in. (66cm.) deep
Provenance
Sold in these Rooms, 19 April 1986, lot 151
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