22 April 2004
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY PARTNER'S PEDESTAL DESK
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The rectangular moulded top above three frieze drawers to each side, each pedestal with three drawers to each side, on bracket feet, the locks stamped 'S. MORDAN & CO LONDON', the handles replaced, the underside inscribed in blue crayon 'White Star'
31 in. (78.5 cm.) high; 72¼ in. (183.5 cm.) wide; 36 in. (91.5 cm.) deep
The Earls of Sandwich, Mapperton, Dorset.
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