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A George III mahogany writing box
circa 1805
Estimate
2,5003,000
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211
A George III mahogany writing box
circa 1805
Estimate
2,5003,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important English Furniture

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A George III mahogany writing box
circa 1805
of typical form, the interior with a removeable tray and four secret drawers, with a label for 'N Middleton 162 The Strand, opposite Newcastle Street, pocket book and pencil maker to the King and Prince of Wales', the lid with a brass plate with a coat of arms
23cm. high, 56cm. wide, 31.5cm. deep; 9in., 1ft. 10in., 1ft. ½in.
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Catalogue Note

Nicholas Middleton is recorded as working between 1801-1810. In  July 1801, he supplied the Royal Household with a 'Case for Box seat to the Nabob', costing £1. 16s. and on 27 December 1810, a writing box costing £5 4s. 10d., is recorded in the accounts for 22 January 1812 [Windsor Royal Archives, 88916, 89031]. 

Important English Furniture

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London