Magnificent Oak Partner's Desk Made in the Gothic Manner

Magnificent Oak Partner's Desk Made in the Gothic Manner

Style of AUGUSTUS WELBY NORTHMORE PUGIN (1812-1852)
Magnificent Oak Partner's Desk Made in the Gothic Manner

Date & Origin c. 1850, England
Dimensions
H
79 cm (31 inc)
W
251 cm (98 inc)
D
123 cm (48 inc)
Provenance Provenance can be provided upon request.
Description
A Magnificent Monumental Partner's Desk made in the Gothic Manner

Constructed in a finely patinated oak; rising from a plinth base, the canted corner pedestals having lockable blind doors, carved with lancet arcades, each enclosing four drawers; the running lancet pattern repeats on the ends, and through the kneehole, which is braced with swept foliate Gothic spandrels; three lockable drawers to each side; the inverted shaped writing surface having bold thumbnail mouldings, and fitted with a tooled leather writing surface.
Literature
A.W.N. Pugin's endorsement of the Gothic Style, and his books of designs, including 'Ornament of the 15th & 16th Centuries' along with the designs of Sir Charles Barry for the new Houses of Parliament informed a generation of the 'Gothic Revival'.
Medium
Oak, Leather
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 7723
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
79 cm (31 inc)
W
251 cm (98 inc)
D
123 cm (48 inc)
Description
A Magnificent Monumental Partner's Desk made in the Gothic Manner

Constructed in a finely patinated oak; rising from a plinth base, the canted corner pedestals having lockable blind doors, carved with lancet arcades, each enclosing four drawers; the running lancet pattern repeats on the ends, and through the kneehole, which is braced with swept foliate Gothic spandrels; three lockable drawers to each side; the inverted shaped writing surface having bold thumbnail mouldings, and fitted with a tooled leather writing surface.
Stock Code 7723

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