A Victorian burr walnut kidney-shaped desk in the manner of Gillows. The top with a tooled leather inset and three-quarter pierced brass gallery the three frieze drawers above two banks of four graduated drawers with replacement brass ring handles, the reverse with an open recess enclosing two fixed shelves, on a moulded plinth.
England circa 1850
Provenance: the estate of Hope Gimbel Solinger, New York
Daughter of Saks Fifth Avenue and Gimbels department store founder, once married to David Solinger, lawyer, art collector, and president of the Whitney Museum of American Art.