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    19th century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance

    Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance
    • Antique 19th Century inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk with a wonderful provenance

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    A superb quality 19th Century freestanding inlaid mahogany kidney shaped desk, the top having the original green leather writing surface decorated with blind and gold tooling, the edge of the top having boxwood and chequered inlay, a selection of nine graduated mahogany lined drawers with original oval brass plate handles, the drawer fronts having wonderful inlay decoration, it’s also worth mentioning that the four drawers on either side are locked when the central drawer is closed, the back of the desk having three compartments which have two fixed shelves, supported on a shaped plinth base. The desk in is excellent condition and is profusely inlaid all over. Circa 1890.

     
    The desk was once owned by Sir John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, 4th Baronet (30th April 1834 – 28th May 1913) (see the portrait of Sir John which comes with the desk) who was elected to parliament for Maidstone, Kent (1870 and 1874) During that period he secured passage of the Bank Holidays Act (1871) Elected to parliament for the University of London (1880-1900), he influenced passage of the Bills of Exchange and Ancient Monuments Protection Acts (1882) and the Shop Hours Act (1889)
     
    48” x 24” x 29” high
     
    122cms x 61cms x 74cms high

    Materials:
    mahogany
    Width (cm):
    122
    Height (cm):
    74
    Depth (cm):
    61
    Price: £5,250.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Martlesham Antiques

    We are based just ouside Woodbridge in Suffolk. We have been trading since 1984 and have the largest showrooms in the area, mainly specialise in 18th and 19th century furniture. You can also view our collection at martleshamantiques.com Tel - 01394 386732 Mobile - 07889724434 Email - martleshamantiques@btconnect.com

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    Martlesham Antiques
    Martlesham Antiques
    The Thatched Roadhouse
    Main Rd,
    Martlesham
    Suffolk
    IP12 4RJ
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 01394 386732
    E: martleshamantiques@btconnect.com
    W: martleshamantiques.com

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