A George III tambour writing desk

A George III tambour writing desk

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1049

A fine George III tambour harewood writing desk of Hepplwhite design, the top opening to reveal a green leather-lined and tooled writing surface with a reading slope, the frieze with two drawers veneered in fiddle-back mahogany with kingwood cross-banding and boxwood stringing, standing on elegant tapering legs, retaining the original gilt metal handles and caps.

Dimensions:

Height 90 cm / 35 1332"
Width 77.5 cm / 30 12"
Depth 60 cm / 23 1932"
Year

circa 1785

Country

England

Provenance

Ex private collection, Dorset.

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