27 April 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY PEDESTAL PARTNER'S DESK
The rectangular moulded top with a gilt-tooled brown leather-lined writing-surface above three frieze drawers on each side, each pedestal with three drawers, on shaped bracket-feet, with sunk wooden castors, the handles apparently original
40 in. (81.5 cm.) high; 55 in. (139.5 cm.) wide; 40¾ in. (103.5 cm.) deep
Sir William Roberts, 3rd Bt. (b. 1936), Strathallan Castle, Perthshire.
Bought by the grandfather of the present owner from Paul Couts, Edinburgh, November 1982, and by descent until sold
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 24 November 2005, lot 138.
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