LATE 19th CENTURY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY & MARQUETRY DESK in 18thC GEORGE III STYLE. 54" wide x 28" deep x 42 tall.
Inlaid all over with neo-classical. Motifs, the superstructure with four. Drawers and a cupboard flanked by.Tops over a leather-lined twin. Pedestal base with an arrangement. Of seven drawers on eight slender. Besides scoring high in the swimsuit category. It is a desk that was inspired by Thomas Sheraton's late 18th century English neo-classical designs, specifically. A Ladys Drawing and Writing Table. From Thomas Sheratons The Cabinet. Maker and Upholsterers Drawing Book. The Carlton House table was a desk commissioned by the. Prince Regent for Carlton House in the late 18th century. It showed the char- acteristic concave lidded compartments and is relatively unadorned with simple crossbandings and oval inlaid veneers to the superstructure. This later revival would have been supplied by one of the more reputable makers of the Victorian period such as Edwards & Roberts, whose craftsmanship is exemplary, perhaps to a fault. The expert delights in relating that in its effort to meet the period's demand for greater opulence, the 19th C version over-elaborates the cooler precision and design of the 18th C version, i. Condition desk is in very good condition, with normal wear and aging to the finish -- please look carefully at. The item "LATE 19thC VICTORIAN MAHOGANY & MARQUETRY DESK IN 18thC GEORGE III STYLE & CHAIR" is in sale since Tuesday, September 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899". The seller is "productltd" and is located in Santa Monica, California. This item can be shipped to United States.