The upper gallery with two short drawers on either side flanking two further inset short drawers and two cupboard doors below postage holes, centred with six dummy drawers concealing a fall front opening to reveal arrangement of pigeonholes, surrounding a ratchet adjustable leather inset writing surface, above three frieze drawers, raised on square tapered legs with brass cap castors.
- Height: 41ins (104cm)
- Width: 57ins (145cm)
- Depth: 32ins (81cm)
Literature ref: A similar desk illustrated Susan Stuart ‘ Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840′ page 286
Bought and Sold December 2015