George III Satinwood and Marquetry Harlequin Writing Table with a serpentine divided top with oval inlaid panel with hunting scene with hounds and hares with floral medallions at the corners, hinged outer sections fitted with a well and central section lifting and fitting into a recess, leather top of Tiffany blue. A button released the pop-up desk with cubbyholes and drawers. The frieze with three drawers with a tambour door, raised on square tapered legs. casters. Provenance; Mr JB Taylor. Illustrated in Ralph Edwards. Shorter.
Dictionary Of English Furniture. 1964. Pg ,562, fig 26. Christie’s sale of the estate of Mildred Hilson lot 367 with two-page illustration, October 14, 1995.
Height: 39.5 in (100.33 cm)
Width: 51.5 in (130.81 cm)
Depth: 22.5 in (57.15 cm)
Closed Dimensions: 22.5 D x 32.5 W x 31 H.