5 April 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A DECEASED'S ESTATE
A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID AND MOUNTED ROSEWOOD WRITING-TABLE
The rectangular top with gilt-tooled fawn leather writing-surface above a pair of frieze drawers, on rectangular end-supports with scrolled corbels, joined by a turned baluster stretcher and splayed end- supports, on paw feet and brass castors, the handles replaced
28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 45 in. (114 cm.) wide; 26½ in. (67.5 cm.) deep
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An almost identical writing-table was sold by Mrs. J. A. Russell (+), Sotheby's London, 16 November 1986, lot 195.
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