William and Mary walnut writing desk by Unknown Artist

Fall front writing desk with three drawers under the fall inlaid with boxwood fleur de lys.

Details

Medium:
Oak & pine & boxwood & walnut veneer
Dimensions:
172.7 x 109.2 x 50.8 cm
Acquired in:
1984
Bequeathed by:
Sir John Addis through The Art Fund

Secret drawer incorporated in the cushion moulded cornice. In 2004 the Art Fund completed its first fully comprehensive audit and in the process discovered a small number of previously unrecorded items including this work. The works had formed part of larger collections presented through the Art Fund and the museums concerned did not report their details to us at the time they were donated.

Provenance

Sir John Addis.

Venue details

Eltham Palace and Gardens Court Yard, Eltham, LONDON London SE9 5QE 020 8294 2548 www.english-heritage.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.20)

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