29 April 2010
A GEORGE I CHESTNUT AND WALNUT KNEEHOLE DESK
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Inlaid overall with boxwood lines, the rounded rectangular quarter-veneered top with re-entrant corners, crossbanded overall and with walnut sides, above a frieze drawer and six short graduated drawers around a central kneehole, the door inlaid with a classical niche and enclosing a shelf, on ogee bracket feet, restorations, the feet and drawer surrounds reveneered
28 in. (71 cm.) high; 30½ in. (78 cm.) wide; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 18 November 1993, lot 130.
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A closely related kneehole desk was sold, Christie's, London, 21 January 2010, lot 7 (£5,625 with premium).
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