George III Chippendale mahogany partners desk
George III Chippendale mahogany partners desk
George III Chippendale mahogany partners desk
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In the manner of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE (1718-1779)

George III Mahogany Partners Desk

1765 to 1775 England

£148,000

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George III Mahogany Partners Desk

An impressive George III mahogany partners desk. The desk stylistically has strong resemblance to plate LXXXl in ‘Chippendales Director’.

The trefoil corners to the rectangular tooled leather top translate down to the plinth incorporating large shaped graduating drawers, surrounding a kneehole. The frieze is centred by two short and one long pen drawer and a further two small drawers sit to each side.

As featured by ‘The Chippendale Society’ 21 January 2019 see link – www.thechippendalesociety.co.uk/a-chippendale-library-table

Condition

Superb original condition including handles locks and escutcheons. Leather replaced with one piece hide.

Provenance

Private London collection

Literature

As featured by ‘The Chippendale Society’ 21 January 2019 see link – http://thechippendalesociety.co.uk/a-chippendale-library-table/

A notably similar desk sold at Christies, London, on the 14th of May 2003, Lot 169 “50 YEARS OF COLLECTING:DECORATIVE ARTS OF GEORGIAN ENGLAND”. Bought from Norman Adams, 1 May 1985.

Dimensions
H 30 in. x W 62 in. x D 39 in.
H 76.2 cm x W 157.48 cm x D 99.06 cm

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