. Holland & Sons. 1870. Pitch Pine. Height: 32 1/2 inches (82 cm.) Width: 45 inches (114 cm.) Depth: 23 inches (59 cm.) [Click on these images for to enlarge them.]
“Originating from around 1870 in the Victorian period this is a fine example of a pitch pine antique writing table crafted by Holland & Sons. It displays a raised shaped back above a rectangular top with canted corners below which sit two frieze drawers with original turned handles and the renowned makers stamp evident within one of these drawers.”
Photograph and text courtesy of Driscolls Antiques Ltd., of Clitheroe, Lancashire, which retains copyright. Readers of the Victorian Web may wish to consult their site.
Last modified 20 June 2013