Live Auction, 21 October 2013

Sold for

ZAR 36 378
Lot 369
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century
  • A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 45 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 36 378

About this Item

A Victorian walnut, satinwood, mahogany and ebonized gilt-metal-mounted pedestal desk, Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St, London, mid 19th century


the rectangular top with outset rounded corners above three drawers, each pedestal with three drawers flanked by fluted columns, on a conforming plinth base with castors, the sides applied with figures, stamped with maker's mark, 77,5cm high, 127,5cm wide, 65cm deep

Notes

Edwards & Roberts was founded in 1845 and had premises at 21 Wardour Street, London.  They became one of the leading London cabinet makers and retailers working in a variety of styles including modern and revivalist. They specialised in marquetry, inlay and ormolu. Edwards & Roberts ceased trading in 1899.


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