A late George III satinwood Secretaire Chest

GBP 8,750.00

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Object Description

The rectangular top with moulded edge and partridgewood banding above a secretaire drawer enclosing a leather lined writing surface and interior of pigeon holes with fitted seal rest and two BARRY PATENT LEATHER CLAD CASES INSCRIBED ‘INK’ AND ‘LIGHT’ over three long drawers all with dark-wood cockbeads, original gilt brass handles and escutcheons raised on splay feet. Stamped: FROM W. WILLIAMSON & SONS, GUILDFORD

Object Literature

William Williamson & Sons cabinet makers and upholsterers Guildford, Surrey (1790-1840) At Black Horse Lane 1790-96 then Chapel Street. A number of high quality pieces of stamped furniture have been recorded.
Ref: ‘Dictionary of English Furniture Makers’

Object Condition

Choice ripple effect satinwood retains a mellow colour. Original brass gilt handles.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1768 371302

Dealer Location

28-30 Market Street
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria CA17 4QW
United Kingdom