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Lady's Writing Desk Or "Cheveret" After Gillows

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Quiet Street Antiques of Bath

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A charming late Victorian satinwood lady's WRITING TABLE (or "cheveret") after a design (and possibly by) Gillows.
In particularly fine original condition it is constructed of beautifully-figured satinwood, and comprises 2 separate sections. The upper one, with its large carrying handle and five small drawers, may be carried from room to room.
The lower section has a fitted drawer with a sliding leather-lined writing surface and a useful shaped shelf below. It is raised on elegant tapering legs terminating in original brass castors. 46ins high (to top of handle); 23ins (58.5cms) wide. ***Unusually, there is a "secret" drawer within this piece.
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Internal Ref: Stock Ref: 559/2019/PFK


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1890.


Height = 117 cm (46.1")
Width = 58.5 cm (23.0")
Depth = 45.5 cm (17.9")

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Quiet Street Antiques of Bath
Quiet Street Antiques
3 Quiet Street
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