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Mahogany Davenport Desk
- This extraordinary 19th-century Davenport desk is crafted of mahogany
- The leather-upholstered slanted writing surface lifts to reveal storage space
- The desk was likely used as flat furniture, created in a smaller scale for London apartments
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Originating in the 1790s, Davenports were first produced by the renowned Gillow of Lancaster and London cabinetmakers at the request of Captain Davenport and were produced in all stylistic varieties of the period.
Similar versions are featured in Victorian and Edwardian Furniture by John Andrews, and in The Antiques Directory of Furniture, edited by Judith and Martin Miller.
33 5/8" high x 20 3/4" wide x 21 5/8" deep
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