London, South Kensington
25 January 2005
AN EARLY VICTORIAN BROWN OAK AND ROSEWOOD BANDED KIDNEY-SHAPED DESK
With a leather-lined top, brass three-quarter gallery, nine drawers secured by panelled stiles (one missing), the reverse with a false drawer and a cupboard below decorated with book spines, losses throughout
30in. (76cm.) high, 52in. (132cm.) wide, 27in. (68cm.) deep
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A very similar desk, bearing the stamp of C.Hindley & Sons, is illustrated in The Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Christopher Gilbert, Furniture History Society, Leeds, 1996.
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