Lot 223
George I Figured Walnut Knee-Hole Desk
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 18th century, oak and pine secondary, diminutive form featuring a book-matched veneered top with banded veneer edge, molded corner edge, upper lipped long drawer above a central recessed cabinet with hinged lipped door flanked by two pedestals of three graduated stacked lipped drawers, all featuring bold burl veneer and light wood line inlay, side panels with applied brass handles, shaped bracket feet.

30.25 x 36 x 19 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

From the Collection of Leonard Rose (1918-1984), celebrated American cellist.
Christie's London, Important English Furniture, April 15, 2005, Sale 1500, Lot 146.

Later back boards and other restorations; left and right side of case with tight shrinkage hairlines.

$2,000 - 4,000