George IV bowfront secretaire by Mordecai Kitching

4 drawers topped by a cabinet with 2 glazed doors behind which are 3 removable shelves.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany
Dimensions:
258 x 107 x 54 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,126 ( Total: £16,501)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Christie's

Inlaid overall with boxwood and ebonized banding. Brass plaque to the front with an inscription saying that it was made for the makers sister on her marriage.

Provenance

Mrs Lucy Archer Bristow (Nee Kitching); Miss Leithead.

Venue details

Wilberforce House 25 High Street, HULL East Yorkshire HU1 1NQ 01482 300300 www.hullcc.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 1.30pm – 4.30pm (last admissions 15 minutes prior to closing)

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