A CHIPPENDALE PERIOD MAHOGANY PARTNERS DESK CIRCA 1765

 
 
  • Origin : England
  • Circa Date: 1765
  • Stock No: W1081
  • Height: 30 ¼ in. 77 cm
  • Width: 57 ½ in. 146 cm.
  • Depth : 35 ½ in. 90 cm.
  • price guide : SOLD
 
 
 
 
 

The later leather lined top,  with two ratcheted reading rests above a carved fret-work carved frieze. The pedestals each with side carrying handles and with three graduated drawers to both sides and retaining their original brass swan-neck handles.Certain constructional features, such as the central placement of the casters, the short-grain framing within the drawer cavity and the use of red wash were used by Thomas Chippendale, while the use of a blind-fret frieze appears on a documented secretaire cabinet supplied  to Sir Lawrence Dundas, Aske Hall, Yorkshire, (see Christopher Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, London, 1978,vol II, page 56, fig87

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The later leather lined top,  with two ratcheted reading rests above a carved fret-work carved frieze. The pedestals each with side carrying handles and with three graduated drawers to both sides and retaining their original brass swan-neck handles.Certain constructional features, such as the central placement of the casters, the short-grain framing within the drawer cavity and the use of red wash were used by Thomas Chippendale, while the use of a blind-fret frieze appears on a documented secretaire cabinet supplied  to Sir Lawrence Dundas, Aske Hall, Yorkshire, (see Christopher Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, London, 1978,vol II, page 56, fig87

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The later leather lined top,  with two ratcheted reading rests above a carved fret-work carved frieze. The pedestals each with side carrying handles and with three graduated drawers to both sides and retaining their original brass swan-neck handles.Certain constructional features, such as the central placement of the casters, the short-grain framing within the drawer cavity and the use of red wash were used by Thomas Chippendale, while the use of a blind-fret frieze appears on a documented secretaire cabinet supplied  to Sir Lawrence Dundas, Aske Hall, Yorkshire, (see Christopher Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, London, 1978,vol II, page 56, fig87