Lot 307: GEORGE III ROSEWOOD KNEEHOLE DESK 18TH CENTURY 91cm wide, 78cm high, 50cm deep
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE III ROSEWOOD KNEEHOLE DESK
the rectangular top over a long frieze drawer and a kneehole recess door opening to shelves, flanked by banks of three short drawers, raised on bracket feet
91cm wide, 78cm high, 50cm deep
Desk generally sound
Top has two smallish patches to the LH side and minor fine splits
Interior of top drawer has a fitter interior later reconfigured
Handles are later replacements
Some chippings to veneers on the base and brackets to the front
Sections of veneer missing fron the base moulding at each side
Back board slightly loose
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