Victorian Secretary Desk w/ removable hutch. Plaque on desk reads "Hampton & Sons, Pall Mall East, London" Has some grill work expertly repaired and a slightly bowed writing drop down board otherwise in good condition.
33" wide x 19" deep x 82" height
Passed down from my great English grandmother who lived in Southern England and London. Never has been exhibited.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A Georgian style carved mahogany lady's desk and bookcase
Made by Hampton and Sons, London, In the Chinese taste, early 20th Century
In two sections, the upper a glazed (glass) bookcase with arched pitch pediment with pierced fret over a case fitted with hinged doors and blind fret decoration to the frame, the lower section with a slant-lid desk with blind fretwork decoration opening to a divided interior, over a long drawer with blind-fretwork facade, all raised on square tapering legs with pierced returns, joined by a demi-shelf stretcher.
82 inches high, 33 inches wide, 19 inches deep
CONDITION: Client warrants the condition to be with "some grill work expertly repaired and a slightly bowed writing drop down board otherwise in good condition."
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