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antique partner's desk john taylor son edinburgh gothic oak circa 1870

Antique Partner's Desk, John Taylor & Son, Edinburgh, Gothic, Oak, Circa 1870

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: London Fine Antiques


This is an antique partner's desk by John Taylor and Son, Edinburgh. A Victorian, Scottish desk with ecclesiastical gothic overtones. An oak desk dating to circa 1870.
John Taylor & Son were synonymous with high quality furniture being appointed 'Cabinet-makers and Upholsterers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen’ in 1852.
Superb build quality as one would expect from a John Taylor piece
In Scottish blonde oak with a wax polished finish
Grain interest displaying wisps of medullary rays
Pugin-esque gothic and ecclesiastical overtones
Blind tooled, claret, triple set skiver work surface
Run of three frieze solid oak drawers
Twin, double sided pedestal cabinets with field panel doors
Dressed with quality shaped brass furniture
Generous kneehole decorated with pierced brackets
Quality, four lever, brass locks present, key absent
Cabinets open on quality brass hinging
A shelf one side with a bank of inner drawers opposite
Each crafted in solid more description


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.


Height = 77 cm (31")
Width = 168 cm (66")
Depth = 107 cm (42")

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was London Fine Antiques.

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