George Montague Ellwood and J.S. Henry Brass and Bronze Inlaid Mahogany and Fruitwood Secretary
United Kingdom, London, c. 1904
Drop front revealing writing surface drawers and compartments, ht. 61, wd. 39 3/4, dp. 16 in.
Note: Matching piece illustrated in Magazine of Art, London, p. 99; for more information see Arts and Crafts, Malcolm Haslam (London: Macdonald & Co., 1988),and Nineteenth Century Design from Pugin to Mackintosh, Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1994),p. 288.
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