A fine early 19th Century mahogany veneered partner's desk.
Date: 2017-09-21 16:02:05
Period: Nineteenth Century
Height: 30.5" / Width: 60" / Depth: 42"
The leathered top crossbanded in mahogany above three frieze drawers to either side; raised on pedestals which have three graduated drawers to the front and cupboard doors to the rear, having panelled ends and raised on a plinth base. The drawers are veneered in fiddleback mahogany and retain their original reeded knob handles. Stamped M. Willson, 68 Great Queen Street.
M. Willson is listed as having premises at 68 Great Queen Street in The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840 between 1838 and 1854.
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