27 November 2003
A GEORGE IV SATINWOOD AND PARCEL-GILT WRITING-TABLE
Early 19th Century
The canted rectangular black leather-lined top with flower-head carved edge, above a pair of mahogany-lined frieze drawers and a conforming frieze to the reverse, on pierced foliage-scrolled end-supports with scrolled feet and concealed castors, one drawer inscribed '1044'
28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 54 in. (137 cm.) wide; 26¾ in. (68 cm.) deep
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This writing-table relates to three supplied to George IV for Windsor Castle in circa 1828 by Morel and Seddon (H. Roberts, For the King's Pleasure, London, 2001, pp. 209, 285, 327, figs. 248, 362, 407).
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