Bureau Dressing Table by Unknown Artist

The most imposing feature are the cast, chased and gilt brass mounts.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany
Dimensions:
89 x 158 x 72 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1956
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

Extremely high quality of cabinetwork - even the drawer-linings are constructed of dark figured mahogany.

Provenance

No record of provenance exists, but so lavish a piece must have been commissioned by nobility or Royalty.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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