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BK19: Antiquarian Book Sale

The Early 19th Century Mahogany and Inlaid Secretaire Chest of Derwent Coleridge (Son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Auction Lot BK19/53

The early 19th Century mahogany and inlaid secretaire chest of Derwent Coleridge (Son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge), crossbanded and with ebony stringing, the hinged fall enclosing a fitted interior with small drawers and pigeon holes, containing three long drawers below, on splayed bracket feet, 99cm (3ft 3in) wide.

The Early 19th Century Mahogany and Inlaid Secretaire Chest of Derwent Coleridge (Son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge) (BK19/53) offered in our Books, Maps and Prints Auction starting on 14th March 2018 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

The early 19th Century mahogany and inlaid secretaire chest of Derwent Coleridge (Son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge), crossbanded and with ebony stringing, the hinged fall enclosing a fitted interior with small drawers and pigeon holes, containing three long drawers below, on splayed bracket feet, 99cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Notes

- the vendor has informed us that the secretaire contained bundles of Coleridge papers, some of which now reside in the California State University and some at Coleridge Cottage. Derwent Coleridge (1800-1883) was the third son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Sarah Fricker.

Department

Furniture

Fine Art Category

Victorian Furniture

Sale Information

BK19: Antiquarian Book Sale
Wednesday, 14th March 2018
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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