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19777

A Porcelain mounted Bureau Plat in the Manner of Edward Holmes Baldock

A Porcelain mounted Bureau Plat in the Manner of Edward Holmes Baldock

Dimensions: H: 30 in / 77 cm  |  W: 49 in / 125 cm  |  D: 25 in / 64 cm

19777

English made, in the Louis XV taste, constructed in Kingwood, with Purpleheart cross banding and adorned with bleu celeste porcelain plaques with hand painted floral decoration, and extensive fire gilt bronze mounts; rising from cabriole legs with brass sabots and bronze enrichments, in the apron, the one large central drawer is flanked by two smaller drawers with twenty four ‘Sevres’ porcelain plaques enclosed in symmetrical gilt bronze boss studded frames, chased, and with a sand form ground. The serpentine top framed with a conforming bronze guard strip, and enclosing a leather writing surface. Circa 1840.

Published in ‘British Furniture 1820 to 1920’ by Christopher Payne, 2023, p. 157, illustrated figs 3.70a-b.
 

REF No. 6831

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