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victorian burr walnut pop up davenport
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SA575587

Victorian Burr Walnut Pop Up Davenport

Price

£1,950 | $2,596 USD | €2,209 EUR
Item Number: SA575587
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: in stock
Seller: John Howkins Antiques (on Sellingantiques since 20 September 2010)

Description

A good quality Victorian harlequin davenport made from beautiful burr and figured walnut. The hidden sprung stationary compartment has a birds eye maple interior with 3 small drawers and 4 pigeon holes with carved partitions this is released by a sprung catch inside the left hand drawer. The piano shaped fall opens to reveal a 2 drawer interior (1 dummy) and an adjustable pull out writing/reading slope with a burgundy tooled leather writing surface. The sprung pull on the right hand dummy drawer when pulled releases the pen tray which has 2 compartments, porcelain ink pot and removable pen tray. The panelled front with top quality carved cabriole leg supports resting on a concave shaped plinth with turned feet and hidden castors. The right hand side with 4 mahogany lined drawers all with turned walnut knobs, brass escutcheons and working locks (with keys). The left side with false drawers and matching turned knobs and escutcheons. The freestanding back with matching figured walnut  ...show more description

Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.

Dimensions

Height = 110.5 cm (44")
Width = 57 cm (23")
Depth = 58.5 cm (23")

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John Howkins Antiques

The Grange
Hempnall Green
Norfolk
NR15 2NR
United Kingdom
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