An Edwards & Roberts Mahogany Serpentine Front Lady’s Desk
An Edwards & Roberts mahogany serpentine front lady’s desk with leather inset top and cast brass gallery (a/f), with single frieze drawer and six flanking short drawers featuring Cope & Collinson locks and blind fretwork decoration, set on moulded square tapered legs with brass caps and casters. Signed Edwards and Roberts.
Condition good, commensurate with age and anticipated wear
Dimentions 107cm Long x 61cm Deep x 74cm High
Stock number 3265
Edwards and Roberts were one of the best English antique furniture cabinet makers of the second half of the nineteenth century. Founded in 1845 trading as ‘Edwards and Roberts’ from 21 Wardour Street as Antique and Modern Cabinet Makers and Importers of Ancient Furniture’.
The company became one of the leading London cabinet makers and retailers producing high quality furniture, and good copies of 18th and 19th century English and French furniture.
Their workmanship was of the highest quality. Their furniture was made with the best quality timbers, with finely figured mahogany, burr walnut and satinwood.