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Regency Rosewood Davenport By Miles And Edwards


£1,200 | $1,471 USD | €1,354 EUR
Item Number: SA820796
Date of manufacture: Regency
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Olive Mount Antiques
This antique has been viewed 26 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


A Regency rosewood davenport by Miles and Edwards, possibly made by Gillows and retailed by Miles and Edwards. Leather top with a brass gallery and pen draw.
The davenport desk is a small writing desk with a slanted lift top and drawers on the side, not on the front.
The Victorian form was often made in small sizes to be used in a lady's bedroom.
The many drawers were of varied sizes to hold stationery, stamps, pens and other items used at a desk.
A davenport may have elaborate veneer and carved decorations
Offered due to retirement. previously advertised at 3,900
Origin: This desk owes its name to a captain Davenport who was the first to commission this particular design, from Gillows of London, near the end of the 18th century. In a sense then it could also be considered a Campaign desk though there are no records indicating if the captain was in the British Army or the Royal Navy.
Internal Ref: 3103


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


Height = 87 cm (34.3")
Width = 48 cm (18.9")
Depth = 48 cm (18.9")

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