An Antique Oval Mahogany Desk in the manner of Sheraton

An Elliptical Library Table after a design by Thomas SheratonConstructed in a well figured mahogany; of double sided free standing form, having cupboards adorned with mouldings flanking the kneeholes, set within a series of vertical stiles, and opening to reveal banks of three oak lined drawers dressed with quadrant mouldings, and having swan neck handles; within the kneeholes are lockable cupboards having either shelved or pigeon hole interiors; the frieze houses six drawers, with two faux drawers at either end; the thumb nail edge platform houses a tooled leather writing surface.

Circa 1900

Thomas Sheraton (1751-1804)

 

One of the triumvirate of great English Cabinet makers and designers, born in Stockton -on-Tees, settling in London in around 1790, he expressed his genius in the ‘ The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing Book’, in 1791, published in Quarto parts, which showed 113 plates of his quintessential designs, which combined delicacy, grace and a beauty unsurpassed in English furniture designs. 

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Dimensions 48 x 68 x 6 in

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Material:
Mahogany
Period:
Victorian
Condition:
Excellent condition
Style:
Sheraton
Creation Date:
C.1900

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  • Store Name: Butchoff Antiques
  • Dealer: Butchoff Antiques
  • Address: 154 Kensington Church St.
    London
    London
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    United Kingdom (UK)