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A RARE MAHOGANY GEORGE II SCRIVENERS TABLE

English. Circa 1755.

Measurements

Height: 43 1/4" (109.8 cm)
Width: 28 7/8 (73.3 cm)
Depth: 14" (35.5 cm).

 Research
Of mahogany. The rising rectangular top opens to reveal a compartment for the storage of writing appurtenances. The plain frieze above three shelved stages each set with a drawer centered by a finely cast swan’s neck brass handle. The sides and back fully finished. The whole raised on continuous square leg support.

Marks:
Label on interior of middle drawer:
18th Mahogany Scribe’s Desk
Circa 1770

Provenance:
Duncan James Baggot
Stow On The Wold
Glos 1984

Label on back:
Ex. Baggot. Stow Desk.  Engeles (Engel, Ph..D)

Full research report available on request.