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A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN KNEEHOLE DESK
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A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN KNEEHOLE DESK

BY RAMSEY & CO. LONDON, CIRCA 1830

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A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN KNEEHOLE DESK
BY RAMSEY & CO. LONDON, CIRCA 1830
The dark brown leather top with a ratcheted readling slope and nine drawers around the knee-hole, the underside of one drawers stencilled 'From Ramsey & Co./ Manufacturers/ No. 83 High Street/ Poplar'
30.3/4 in. (78 cm.) high; 41.1/4 in. (105 cm.) wide; 23.1/2 in. (60 cm.) deep
Provenance
Purchased from Colefax & Fowler in February 2006.
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Lot Essay

Ramsey & Co worked from both 37 Assembly Row, Mile End and 83 High Street Poplar, London from the start of the 19th century. Other examples of campaign furniture are mentioned in the Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840 p. 726

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