Exceptional red chinoiserie desk  circa 1930

Exceptional red chinoiserie desk circa 1930

Code: 7369460
Width: 121cm (47.6")Height: 70cm (27.6")Depth: 60cm (23.6")
£1795.00 / $2324

An exceptional red lacquer chinoiserie desk / dressing table  formerly the property of Lady  Keeble dating probably  early 1930s   we have paperwork for 16th June 1936  in Fowey Cornwall  and a key label for  the London residence in 160B  Gloucester Road 10 years later  Sept 1946 .    Height measurement to the very slim top is 70 cms and  beneath the top to the floor is 68 cms . ( chair space )  We have  undertaken some small restorations of the lacquer details  but appart from that it is in  original condition  complete with Key . A letter from Lillah Keeble to Kenneth Clark  is in the Tate archive .  Lillah Keeble was formerly an English actress and theatre manager who ran the Savoy theatre 1912-1914  she married Sir Kenneth Keeble a Botanist in 1920 and retired from the stage

This desk/ dressing table is in excellent condition with wonderful patina particularly to the top .