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Chippendale Mahogany And Walnut Leather Writing Desk 1775


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Item Number: SA566725
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Somerset Antiques & Interiors
This antique has been viewed 50 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


This antique writing desk originates from around 1775 It has five drawers.The decoration is characteristic for the late phase of Thomas Chippendale work.The only restoration has been French Polishing and a replacement leather writing top.It has replacement locks and its original key. This piece has been in the same Prussian Family for a number of Generations and was owned by Johanna Fiederike Charlotte Dorothea Eleonore , Princess of Bismarck. We have documentation to support the Provenance of this piece;
Ownership from 1792 until the present.The early owners were French and the next Prussian in whose family it remains until now.
We have documentation from Furniture Experts, Art Historians and Museum workers identifying this desk as Chippendale. All the supporting documentation for the provenance is available for viewing with the desk at our shop premises by appointment only as the desk is stored securely elsewhere.
Information regarding Chippendale Desks can be found;
1. Chippendale and his School by Blake, J.P. (John Percy) Published 1919
2.Queen Ann, early Georgian , Chippendale Furniture by American Art Association, Anderson Galleries. Published 1932.
3. AChippendale Romance by Gay, Eben Howard. Published 1915.
4.The Furniture designs of Thomas Chippendale by Chippendale, 1718-1779; Bell,J. Munro; Hayden, Arthur 1868-1946
Internal Ref: PM 321


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 77 cm (30.3")
Width = 124 cm (48.8")
Depth = 83 cm (32.7")

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Somerset Antiques & Interiors
2 High Street
Shepton Mallet
United Kingdom

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