an edwardian mahogany kneehole desk

AN EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY KNEEHOLE DESK


Price

£1,650
| $2,299 USD | €1,923 EUR


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Description

A lovely quality mahogany kneehole desk .
With fine oak lined drawers with beaded windows edges.
The green leather top with gilt embossed decoration with a leaf carved edge.
The generous sized kneehole section which allows plenty of leg space with carved corners.
Resting on well carved cabriole legs with carved Gadrooned moulding.
Retaining the original label by
P.E GANE Ltd
HOUSE FURNISHERS, COLLEGE GREEN BRISTOL.
P.E GANE ltd (1909 - 1954) , were cabinet makers who became associated with producing quality Arts & Crafts & Arts Nouveau furniture.
Philip Enders GANE became sole proprietor of Trapnell & GANE cabinet makers in 1909 & took the opportunity to not only change its name to his own , but also to move away from the more traditional commissions from Royalty and the establishment, & explore new developments in Arts & crafts & Art Nouveau design.
In the 1930ís the firm successfully collaborated with Marcel Breuer , the modernist. Philips two sons, Leslie & Crofton joined the firm & took over when their father died in 1933. World War II took its toll when the firms premises were largely destroyed in 1940 by enemy action.
Unfortunately the company never really recovered from the war & the company went into voluntary liquidation in 1954
I have been established as a dealer and antique furniture restorer for almost 20 years.
I have a real love and passion of fine 18th and early 19th century furniture.
As a professional restorer I am always searching for the finest quality and original items but should any restoration be nessesary it will be sympathetically and skilfully carried out in house by myself.
If items are purchased with buy now option I shall do my very best to work with my courier to offer free delivery within most of UK mainland. (Some exclusions to locations may apply)
It has been noted that the system is rounding up measurements added in cm to the next nearest inch so if dimensions are critical for a particular space please work by the cm size listed of please ask.

Dimensions

Height = 77 cm (31")
Width = 131 cm (52")
Depth = 68 cm (27")


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