A rare Victorian burr walnut partners desk by Edwards & Roberts
A rare Victorian burr walnut partners desk by Edwards & Roberts. The inverted breakfront top with newly fitted gilt and embossed black hide.
The drawers all have original knobs with wooden screw threads ands original locks with working key that fits both the cupboard locks and all the drawers.
The cupboards on the reverse are fitted with a shelf on the left and shaped partitions on the right.
One of the drawers bears the retailers label of Thomas Clarkson & Sons, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, who were established in 1840, and the left hand pedestal still bears fragments of the original Edwards & Roberts makers label.
Size: 60" x 36" x 30.1/2" high (153cm x 92cm x 77.5cm)
Kneehole: 24.1/2" high x 24" wide (62cm x 61cm)
Stock no: 4774
Dealers note: This is a rare opportunity to find a burr walnut partners desk, let alone one by such a renowned maker. The condition is exceptional.