16th Oct, 2023 11:00

The House & Garden Sale

 
  Lot 67
 

67

An Irish style mahogany writing desk with a superstucture, the galleried top of pierced carved foliate motifs, the superstructure with an arrangement of seven drawers around a cubby hole, the serpentine fronted top with a carved frieze and a writing slide with tooled black leather inset above an arrangement of four fitted drawers in between two heavily carved masks, all standing on heavily carved cabriole legs terminating ian outscrolled feet

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Dimensions: 115.5cm wde x 54.5cm deep x 141cm high


 

An Irish style mahogany writing desk with a superstucture, the galleried top of pierced carved foliate motifs, the superstructure with an arrangement of seven drawers around a cubby hole, the serpentine fronted top with a carved frieze and a writing slide with tooled black leather inset above an arrangement of four fitted drawers in between two heavily carved masks, all standing on heavily carved cabriole legs terminating ian outscrolled feet

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Dimensions: 115.5cm wde x 54.5cm deep x 141cm high

In generally good condition. The fitted drawers slide smoothly. Slight scuffing to the applied acanthus leaf scrolled decoration around the cubby hole. The handles appear later additions. Mild historic cracking to the top running from the left hand side. Some chips to the varnish. on the right hand side. Minor losses to the moulding along the serpentine front. Losses to the varnish on the masks on the hips of the legs, further losses down the carved legs and along the scrolling around the knee hole.

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Auction: The House & Garden Sale, 16th Oct, 2023

 

To include a group of Ashmolean Museum collectors chests,
a selection of Blenheim Palace cast iron radiators from the Duke's private apartments,
and decorative furniture, paintings, works of art, fine wines & spirits, and garden ornament.

For sale enquiries please contact:
abingdon@mallams.co.uk

01235 462 840

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Friday 13 October
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