Georgian Royal Table made for Windsor Castle
Georgian Royal Table made for Windsor Castle
Georgian Royal Table made for Windsor Castle
Georgian Royal Table made for Windsor Castle
Georgian Royal Table made for Windsor Castle

MOREL & SEDDON (worked 1827-1868)

Georgian Royal Table made for Windsor Castle

c. 1828 England

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A Highly Important & Rare Royal Writing Table made by Morel & Seddon for the Windsor Castle Commission, commanded by George IV

Constructed in Amboyna, with ormolu gilt bronze mounts, having highlights in parcel gilt; rising from ormolu scroll feet cast with lotus decoration, housing its original castors, the parcel gilt end supports carved with a stiff leaf adornments, with the block end platforms conjoined by an upholstered footrest of rectangular form which also serves as a stretcher; the rectangular top edged with a berried leaf ormolu band, and housing a drawer in the frieze: the interior back rail bearing paper inventory labels, 'Windsor Castle Room 236, No.4 1866' another '235' and two other labels, 'R235' & '21'; branded with a marque de fer under the front rail 'V.R. 1866, Windsor Castle, Room 235', and having a pencil notation to the underside 'Room 235, York ***'.
Circa July 1828
Excellent
Windsor Castle, Berkshire, originally situated in Room 243, subsequently moved to Rooms 235 & then 236, as recorded in the Royal Inventory of 1866. Other pieces of furniture provenanced to Windsor Castle have passed through our hands over the years.
The faithful and detailed recording of Morel & Seddon's Accounts by Hugh Robert's in his wonderful study, 'For the King's Pleasure', published by Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd. 2001, pp 356 et seq. provides a makers report of our table.
Dimensions
Height 77.00 cm (30.31 inches)
Width 108.00 cm (42.52 inches)
Depth 57.00 cm (22.44 inches)
Stock Code
8108
Medium
Amboyna, Gilt Bronze Mounts, Gilt, Upholstery
Signed/Inscribed
Labeled, Marque de Fer, and Marked
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