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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA960912: Important Early 18th Century Walnut Kneehole Desk

Important Early 18th Century Walnut Kneehole Desk

£12,500    $15,861    €14,770
A rare and impressive George I Walnut Kneehole Desk of outstanding untouched colour and patination. In good original condition retaining the original handles apart from those on the top drawer. The unique design details of this piece make it special. Having quarter veneered top with double checkered banding, cross banding and cross grained ogee mould that differs from the norm with the addition of a fine bead above. Drawer fronts with checkered banding and cock beading to the edge and an extraordinarily unusual arched inlaid patten to the central door. Having cross grain fluted canted corners and original shaped bracket feet sitting on small turned buns that have been on the piece for around 150 years. The original drawer lining are in good clean condition and made in Oak. Circa 1715
 
A real collectors piece of untouched English Walnut Furniture of the early 18th Century.
 
Holmes Antiques was established in 1932
 
We are a family business with a shop on Haworth Main Street in West Yorkshire.
 
We specialise in early English furniture
 
With the emphasis on quality, originality, colour and surface.
 
David Holmes has developed a reputation in the antique trade as one of the country's leading experts on early English Oak, Walnut and Mahogany furniture.
 
Christian Holmes is the 4th generation of the family to deal in Antique furniture
 
www.holmesantiques.co.uk
Antique Number: SA960912
Dateline of this antique is 18th Century
Height is 77cm (30.3inches)
Width is 90cm (35.4inches)
Depth is 53cm (20.9inches)
Antique #SA960912, showcased on this page, originates from the 18th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA960912
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