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Good Quality Mid C19th Burr And Figured Walnut Pedestal Knee-hole Writing Desk .


£2,900 | $4,041 USD | €3,380 EUR
Item Number: SA817488
Date of manufacture: 1860
Current Status: For sale
Seller: M Lees and Sons
This antique has been viewed 55 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


Good quality mid C19th burr and figured walnut pedestal knee-hole writing desk .
Smart walnut desk of neat proportions with replacement tooled black leather writing surface . Fitted with 9 drawers and composed of 3 parts for ease of movement and transportation.
The 9 mahogany-lined drawers all fitted with working original brass escutcheons and locks , supplied with working key . Raised on integral plinth bases mounted upon original wooden wheel castors beneath the pedestal.
The borders of the top and drawers fronts with striking burr walnut veneers, fitted with original turned wooden knob pulls . The rectangular top with ‘thumb’ moulded edge .
The replacement black leather writing surface with a broad band of ‘blind’ “Greek Key” tooling , ‘blind’ tooled outer edge and inset gilt tooled line .
Of free-standing form , being veneered and polished all around .
A decorative desk of practical scale in excellent condition with a rich colour and patina. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops ready to use.
H 29.5”
W 42”
D 26”
The kneehole 24” high x 17” wide
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 217


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1860.


Height = 74 cm (29.1")
Width = 105 cm (41.3")
Depth = 65 cm (25.6")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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