A small George III penwork kneehole desk

A small George III penwork kneehole desk



The rectangular top decorated with a floral penwork border above a single drawer over two banks of smaller square drawers, all decorated with floral penwork on an ebonised ground.

England, circa 1800

Provenance: Once the property of Mario Buatta (1935 - 2018)

Sotheby's London 9 November 2021, lot number 14 and Sotheby's sales New York, Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors, 23 January 2020, lot 27.

Mario Buatta was an American 'legend of interior design', with a passion for English Regency furniture, in a career spanning more than 50 years.


Height 77 cm / 30 12"
Width 90 cm / 35 "
Depth 49 cm / 19 12"