compendium, writing

in the style of: Thomas Sheraton (English, b.1751, d.1806);  furniture maker: unknown; 

circa 1795-1800
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Description
writing compendium 'Sheraton' style with sloping lid decorated with a central painted panel of putti, women, monkey and crocodile in an exotic barge. Marquetry inlaid edges and borders. Includes original velvet lined writing slope to interior with compartments
Maker and role
in the style of: Thomas Sheraton (English, b.1751, d.1806)
furniture maker: unknown
Production place
England
Production date
circa 1795-1800
Media description
Mahogany
Measurements
120 x 70 mm
354 x 295 mm
Credit line
gift of Clive H (Roger) Brookes, Melbourne, 2014
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A1326

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