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A VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED BURR-WALNUT SCREEN DESK

THE MOUNTS WITH MAKER'S MARK OF WALTER THORNHILL, LONDON, 1883

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A VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED BURR-WALNUT SCREEN DESK
The mounts with maker's mark of Walter Thornhill, London, 1883
The rectangular top inlaid with a monogram 'ARP' above a rectangular silk and metal-thread gros and petit-point needlework panel depicting a maiden in a landscape within a foliate border with fan shapes to the angles and enclosing a fitted interior with numerous pigeon-holes and tray and a black leather-lined writing-surface, the rectangular uprights joined by a turned stretcher and terminating in splayed legs and brass caps and porcelain castors, the lockplate inscribed 'O & S L' and the silver mounts with hall marks, previously with a further stretcher
22½ in. (57 cm.) wide; 46 in. (117 cm.) high; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep
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