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Auction: Important English Furniture and Clocks
was auctioned on: 22 January 2009
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A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONISED CARLTON HOU...

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Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000
ca. US$28,852 - US$43,278
Price realised:  £27,500
ca. US$39,671
Lot number 171, Views: 22

A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONISED CARLTON HOUSE DESK
ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, CIRCA 1800
A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONISED CARLTON HOUSE DESK ATTRIBUTED TO GILLOWS, CIRCA 1800 Of D-shaped form, the superstructure with a pierced gallery and letter slot, above six mahogany-lined graduated drawers flanked by two curved panelled doors before a gilt-tooled pale green leather writing-surface flanked by downswept sides with mahogany-lined end drawers, the back with oval panel, above three mahogany-lined frieze drawers, the central drawer with a later division, on square tapering reeded legs headed by paterae, with brass caps and castors, the handles original 39¾ in. (101 cm.) high; 64 in. (162.5 cm.) wide; 33½ in. (85 cm.) deep (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important English Furniture and Clocks
Date of the auction: 22 Jan 2009
Address: Christie's
22 January 2009, London, King Street