London, South Kensington
16 January 2007
AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PARTNER'S DESK
SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
With a green leather-lined top and three frieze drawers to each side, the pedestals each with three drawers and an opposing panelled cupboard, on a plinth and with wooden castors, one drawer stamped 'T.WILLSON, 68 GREAT QUEEN STREET, LONDON'
30½ in. (77 cm.) high, 72 in. (184 cm.) wide, 40½ in. (103 cm.) deep
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Thomas Willson, furniture broker, traded from 68 Queen Street between 1821 and 1829, and the business subsequently continued as Mary Willson & Son and later Matthew Willson. The same stamp appears to have been used throughout.
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