Georgian Chippendale Period Mahogany Pedestal Desk
Date: 2021-01-16 23:07:07
Period: Chippendale Furniture
Height: 30.5" (77.5cm) / Width: 45.75" (116cm) / Depth: 30.5" (77.5cm)
Height: 30.5" (77.5cm)
Width: 45.75" (116cm)
Depth: 30.5" (77.5cm)
Height of Kneehole: 24.5" (62.25cm)
Width of Kneehole: 20.25" (51.5cm)
A Georgian Chippendale period mahogany pedestal desk; the desk's leathered top crossbanded in mahogany above three frieze drawers to the front with a central recessed panelled door flanked by banks of three graduated drawers; to the rear of the desk are two frieze drawers above banks of three graduated drawers; the kneehole to the rear has a blind panelled door. The desk is raised on a plinth base with recessed castors.
This Georgian desk retains all of its original swan neck handles, which is very rare, and a good colour and patination. The drawers are oak lined which is a sign of high quality craftsmanship.