style of Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779)
Mahogany, oak and brass
950 mm (Width)
Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum)
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Desk; Bureau - Chippendale style mahogany bureau on shaped bracket feet, the top half containing a fitment centred by a small cupboard door flanked by eight pigeon holes and having nine small drawers. The bottom half containing four long graduated oak-lined drawers mounted with their original brass furniture.
At Saltram by 1951 and accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of full payment of Estate Duty from the Executors of Edmund Robert Parker (1877-1951), 4th Earl of Morley and transferred to NT in 1957.
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style of Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779) , cabinet maker