London, South Kensington
27 November 2007
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY KNEEHOLE DESK
With seven drawers around the kneehole, the arched apron concealing a further drawer and with a cupboard on bracket feet
31½in. (80cm.) high; 32in. (82cm.) wide; 19in. (49cm.) deep
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