The writing table bears the label: Edwards & Roberts, Wardour St. London and is of burr walnut, kingwood banded and ormolu mounted.
Edwards & Roberts specialised in marquetry, inlay and ormolu and was one of the principal London companies working in the taste of the late 18th century between the years 1845 and 1899.
English in the French taste, with Sèvres plaques.
English, circa 1860 – 1880
Writing Height 30”(76cm) Height 38” (97cm) Width 43” (109cm) Depth 23” (59cm)