Antique William IV Mahogany & Leather Davenport
Antique William IV mahogany Davenport in good condition & of the highest quality, dating from around the 1830-40's period. This piece has many great features, so please enlarge all the images to see them all. The top section slides forwards so one can put their knees under the writing surface. There is a hidden pen tray on the side, it has to be unlocked from the inside with a secret mechanism. Inside under the flap there is a bank of six interior drawers, the top three open normally, the bottom three are false drawers. The handle on the far left false drawer is actually the secret mechanism, you just twist it to unlock the pen tray. This Davenport has a pierced brass gallery, a tooled leather writing surface, 2 pull out slides either side, brass handles inside & out, original locks on all the drawers & it sits on strong flat bun feet with concealed casters underneath. It also has a nice interior under the flap & is panelled front & back.
Width & Depth – 23.7″, 60 cm
Height – 33.3″, 85 cm
£1,500.00 + VAT