George III Chippendale period writing desk

Stock Code: 2340 - SOLD

Description: A superb George III chippendale peiod mahogany writing desk of excellent colour and patina. The top with inset leather writing surface and moulded edge, below a frieze with three drawers and opposing dummy drawers and a further opposing dummy drawer to each end. The desk is supported by moulded chamfered legs with intricately carved ears to each hip.

Further Information: The form, layout and design of this desk conforms with many designs illustrated in Thomas Chippendale's - "The Gentleman's and Cabinet Maker's Director", in particular the delicate and intricately carved ears at the top of each leg are particular Chippendale designs.

Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations, waxing. The leather writing surface has been replaced.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1760

Provenance: Private collection UK.

Maker: In the manner of Thomas Chippendale

Dimensions: Height 29.00 inches (73.66cm) Width 46.50 inches (118.11cm) Depth 29.50 inches (74.93cm)

Price: £22,900