7 May 2008
AN EARLY VICTORIAN OAK LIBRARY DESK
With green leather top above eight drawers on canted pedestals, each with two doors, the ogee bracket feet probably slightly later in date, the lock stamped 'V.R. crown patent'
30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high; 65 in. (165 cm.) wide; 54 in. (137.2 cm.) deep
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