Circa 1840, unusual early 19th century mahogany davenport. The sliding top with a gilt-bronze open foliate gallery and embossed leather writing surface opens to reveal an interior with banks of drawers and a secret locking mechanism. The gables have four graduated drawers with fine turned handles and Bramah locks engraved VR, and there are dummy drawers on opposite side. The panelled front and back have foliate pilasters and it all sits on an enclosed plinth base over original castors.
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Georgian Antiques was founded in 1978 by John Dixon's brother Padriac in a small shop at Jocks Lodge, Meadowbank in Edinburgh, with John joining the business after finishing college in 1981. The business grew so rapidly, they couldn't keep up with their inventory needs. Their goal has been to create a one-stop-shop where designers can complete an entire project from lighting to furniture to accessories. Scotland's largest antiques warehouse is located in a converted whiskey bond in historic Leith Edinburgh. With 50,000sq ft over five floors we offer a wide range of quality Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian furniture, as well as continental and small decorative items. Our stock is constantly changing.
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