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Fine Quality, Early Victorian, Oak Bank Of Drawers With Locking Stile.


£575 | $701 USD | €662 EUR
Item Number: SA839252
Date of manufacture: 1860
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Dorking Desk Shop
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


Fine quality, early Victorian, oak bank of drawers with locking stile. The four drawers of a lovely hand-cut dovetailed construction with oak linings and ebony knob handles. Bearing the makers label 'Balls, Forman & Co. 170 Oxford Street.' With locking side bar to lock all drawers.
'Balls, John & Co. Bird St and Oxford St, London; cabinet maker, upholder and appraiser (fl.1809-55)  From 1855 the firm traded with a partner named Forman. A Regency dwarf breakfront open bookcase bears the trade label of ‘Balls & Co., 170 Oxford St. … & 10,11,12, & 13 Bird St’.  Recorded on a bill of 25 August 1840 as an orator with George Cossar, carpenter, of Walthamstow, Essex. An upholsterer named Balls, was paid 6s in June 1839 by 3rd Lord Braybrooke of Audley End, Essex. A mahogany writing table, c.1855, bearing the same label is recorded.
Size 17 x 12 x 18 inches tall (44 x 30 x 46 cm tall)
Price £575
Stock no. 5584
Viewable in our showrooms in Dorking, Surrey. Open Mon-Fri 9 to 5-30 Saturday 10-30 to 5-30 and Sundays 11- 4 during the summer months. Please call before travelling long distances.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1860.


Height = 46 cm (18.1")
Width = 44 cm (17.3")
Depth = 30 cm (11.8")

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The Dorking Desk Shop
42 West Street
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