English Regency Style Chinoiserie Decorated Knee Hole Desk


Distinctive English Regency style knee hole desk or writing table featuring a Japanned case decorated with chinoiserie painted scenes. The desk has a pedestal design with a leather top writing surface. The case has a decorative rope trim around the sides with a parcel gilt trim. The drawers have hand painted idyllic Asian scenes of landscapes and pagodas. Each pedestal is supported by a base with shaped feet. Leather writing surfaces show well and are inset with a craquelure finish. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 45.5"w x 22.5"d x 30"h

Circa: Mid-20th Century, United States

Materials: Wood, Brass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear on lacquered finish. Minor chips and scratches as seen in photos.

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