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English library pedestal partners desk with chinoiserie decorationEnglish library pedestal partners desk with chinoiserie decorationEnglish library pedestal partners desk with chinoiserie decorationEnglish library pedestal partners desk with chinoiserie decorationEnglish library pedestal partners desk with chinoiserie decoration

Magnificent large English library pedestal partners desk with chinoiserie decoration overall. Original desk constructed in early 19th century and the chinoiserie decoration is late 1900.

English regency style chinoiserie decorated partners desk, red lacquer, parcel gilt and polychrome decorated with rectangular top inset with a section embossed leather writing surface bordered by 4 claw dragons chasing the flaming pearl amid cloud scroll. The rounded corners decorated with stylised foliage within a simulated bamboo frame over a conforming case fitted to one side with frieze drawers over a kneehole flanked by cupboards opening to a shelved interior, the opposing side with four banks of drawers to either side with central drawer over the kneehole, all within faux bamboo borders and chinoiserie decorated with figures, architecture, birds and animals in scenic landscapes.

Item ID:453

HEIGHT
31.50" (80 cm)
WIDTH
84.75" (215 cm)
DEPTH
42.70" (108 cm)
PERIOD
19th Century

Wick Antiques LTD

Charles Wallrock
unit 2 Riverside Business Park Gosport Street
Lymington SO41 9BB
UK
Tel: 07768 877069
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    English library pedestal partners desk with chinoiserie decoration

    £26,500 GBP
    ~ $33,128