A Rare and Unusual George II Walnut Traveling Kneehole Desk of Impressive Proportions

CIRCA 1740

Height: 40" Width: 42" Depth: 28"

Inventory Number 8012-186





The hinged, featherbanded top opening to a series of pigeon holes, over a writing slide and arrangement of small drawers; the apron drawer concealing the release mechanism above a central recessed cupboard flanked by folio slides to one side and drawers to the other; the sides mounted with carrying handles.


For similar:
Sold, Parke-Bernet Galleries, The Walter P. Chrysler Jr. Collection, New York, April 29-30, 1960, lot 143.

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