Lot 39: George I mahogany writing desk, early 18th century and later, The shaped top with hinged drop-down writing surface flanked by two lift
October 9, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
George I mahogany writing desk
early 18th century and later
The shaped top with hinged drop-down writing surface flanked by two lift up flaps revealing stationery compartments, above single drawer, raised on scroll and bell-flower carved cabriole legs terminating in claw and ball feet.
H: 40, W: 27, D: 21 1/2 in.
Property from Ditchley, the Virginia estate of Alfred I. and Jessie Ball duPont.
Description should read "George I style.
Early 20th century
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