Antiques By Design - R J Horner Mahogany Victorian Standing Griffin Partners Desk

R J Horner Mahogany Victorian Standing Griffin Partners Desk

R J Horner Mahogany Victorian standing winged Griffin carved partners desk. The exceptional desk is in beautiful refinished condition with no repairs necessary. The top has rich Mahogany ribbon grain and finished with an inset border of carved C scrolls acanthus foliage with Horner’s characteristic Egg set into shield on the corners. As you see in the images it appears to have 4 drawers in total because of the Mahogany pulls, 2 on each the front & back of the desk. The 2 deep drawers on this desk are part of the deep rounded and carved apron and have dovetail fronts. The apron is entirely carved in the same manner as the top and also finished along the bottom edge with a bead carved border. The large top is supported by four magnificent standing bearded & winged Griffins measuring 18” from top to bottom. The Griffins have the signature Horner carved egg on their breast and free standing carved wings extending out behind with tail rolled up under coming out from between the carved paw feet. The Griffins are set on a large heavy quatrefoil raised platform with eased edge and squash bun foot under

Details

  • Price: SOLD To Mount Lehman BC
  • Circa: 1890
  • ID Number: J - 2046
  • Dimensions: 55" wide x 37" deep x 29" high