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A VICTORIAN GILT-METAL MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, PURPLEHEART AND MARQUETRY WRITING-TABLE
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A VICTORIAN GILT-METAL MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, PURPLEHEART AND MARQUETRY WRITING-TABLE

CIRCA 1860

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A VICTORIAN GILT-METAL MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, PURPLEHEART AND MARQUETRY WRITING-TABLE
CIRCA 1860
The shaped top inlaid with a trellis panel surrounded by foliate strapwork, above two frieze drawer opposing false drawers, on cabriole legs
28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 44 in. (111.5 cm.) wide; 27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
By repute, Emily Lamb (1787-1869), Countess Cowper and later wife of Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784-1865), and by descent to her daughter
Lady Frances Clavering-Cowper, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-1880), and by descent to her daughter
Edith Elizabeth Henrietta (1845-1871), wife of Arthur Gore, 5th Earl of Arran, and by descent to her daughter
Esther Georgiana Caroline Gore (1870-1955), wife of Frederick Smith, 2nd Viscount Hambleden, and by descent at Hambleden Manor, Buckinhamshire.
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