Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest
Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest
Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest
Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest
Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest
Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest
Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest

Period of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE (1718-1779)

Fine George II Cuban Mahogany Kneehole Desk / Chest

c. 1750 England

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A fine mid-18th century George II period Cuban mahogany kneehole desk, or dressing table, of diminutive proportions, in remarkably original condition.

English, c. 1750

The moulded rectangular solid mahogany top, over a long frieze drawer, above the knee hole with a concealed shallow drawer above a recessed door, enclosing a shelf, flanked by three smaller drawers to either side. Raised on original double bracket feet; the oak backboards and brass handles with plates are original too. Complete with an 18th century key; locks in working condition. Oak lined, lip-moulded and finely dovetailed drawers; solid mahogany side boards, top and façade; original surfaces, superb colour and patination. Minor historic restorations.

For a related example see Bonham’s, 9 Mar 2016, Lot 59.

Height: 31.25 in / 79 cm
Width: 31 in / 78.5 cm (across side boards); 32.5 in / 82.5 cm (across feet)
Depth: 21 in / 53 cm
Excellent. Remarkably original condition. Original feet, handles and surface, superb colour and patination. Minor historic restorations.
Bonham’s, 9 Mar 2016, Lot 59.
Dimensions
Height 31.25 inch (79.37 cm)
Width 31.00 inch (78.74 cm)
Depth 21.00 inch (53.34 cm)
Medium
Cuban Mahogany, Oak, Pine
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