Writing table

Ref: 1945
  • Designer / Maker

    The design attributed to Charles Bevan (fl. circa 1860-circa 82)

    Manufactured by Marsh & Jones (partnership 1864-70)

  • Detail

    Birdseye maple, with inlaid decoration in various woods, and original leather top

    70 x 107 x 55.5 cm

    English (Leeds), circa 1865

  • Provenance

    James Brett, Norwich; H. Blairman & Sons, 1980s; Lord McAlpine of West Green; H. Blairman & Sons, 1995; Saretta Barnet, until 2017)

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    For Marsh & Jones, see Lindsay Boynton, ‘High Victorian Furniture: The Example of Marsh and Jones of Leeds, Furniture History III (1967), pp., 54-91.

    For Charles Bevan, see H. Blairman & Sons, Gothic-Revival Furniture by Charles Bevan, n.d. [2006].