George III Mahogany Campaign Desk
George III Mahogany Campaign Desk George III Mahogany Campaign Desk George III Mahogany Campaign Desk George III Mahogany Campaign Desk
George III Mahogany Campaign Desk

George III Mahogany Campaign Desk

  • This outstanding English desk was inspired by military campaign furniture
  • This versatile piece was designed to be taken to the far corners of the world
  • The secretaire-style desk opens to reveal an efficient organizing system
  • Both stylish and practical, campaign furniture is among the most fascinating ever created
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Item No. 28-4478
$9,850
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This outstanding George III mahogany mechanical desk is equipped with a leather writing surface and fully-fitted suite of drawers and compartments, which pops up when the desk is opened. Inspired by military campaign furniture, which was designed to be folded, packed, and easily transported by traveling armies, this desk also features bronze pulls and casters. The expansion of the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries resulted in the production of campaign furnishings that proved to be stylish, practical, and some of the most fascinating pieces ever created.

Circa 1790

40” wide x 21” deep x 34” high; Height is 51 1/2" with open lid.
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Period: 18th Century
Origin:England
Style:Georgian
Type:Desk/Writing Tables
Depth:21.0 Inches
Width:40.0 Inches
Height:34.0 Inches
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