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Walnut Kneehole Desk, c. 1935

Inventory Number: 82016

Date: c. 1935

Maker Details: Unknown

Inscription: None

Size: 1380 x 770 x 780 mm

Materials: Walnut, brass.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 234.


Walnut Kneehole Desk of William-and-Mary style. With quarter-veneered top with shaped central cartouche and corner spandrels of oyster veneer, guilt and moulded edge. With ogee-shaped frieze drawers and three oyster-veneered graduated drawers to each pedestal, on shaped parcel-gilt bun feet. Included with the desk is a small bundle of correspondence referring to the refurbishment of Marconi's London office in 1936-7, of which this desk is thought to have formed a part. In the event, Marconi died before he saw the new office.

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