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British Colonial Rosewood Writing Desk

Mid 19th century

SGD 2,850

A antique British colonial rosewood writing desk with gadrooning on the moulded edge of the writing surface It has one long drawer flanked by two short drawers with cock beaded edges and the original recessed brass handles. The reeded legs are turned and tapered, with rings and a ball at the top and ending with a collared pegged foot.

The desk is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing. The Indian rosewood that this piece has been made of has a naturally occurring dark shade with a striking grain. The drawer sides and bottom are made of teakwood and attached with fine dovetails to the rosewood drawer front.

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British colonial India
H: 76cm W: 123cm D: 60 cm
H: 30” W: 48 ½” D: 23 ½”

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