SOLD - An Outstanding Late Victorian Mahogany Inlaid Carleton House Style Desk by Edwards & Roberts

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Price:
Sales price: £4,795.00
Description

A stunning quality marquetry inlaid Sheraton Revival Carlton House desk by Edwards & Roberts. The upper section with a raised galleried top profusely inlaid with exotic inlays and pen-work detail with oak-lined lockable drawers and lift up serpentine shaped lids, revealing beautifully divided interior for stationery, inkwells and pens etc. The lower section with a mahogany top, crossbanded in satinwood and with a fitted green leather writing inset. The twin rectangular oak lined frieze drawers with traditional brass swan neck handles, again with marquetry inlaid detail. Supported on square tapering supports with brass castors. By Edward & Roberts. This is a rare example of a Classical English Carlton House desk which was made to be freestanding in a library or drawing room. English circa 1980

 

Circa 1890

Height 99cm

Width 114cm

Depth 58.5cm