Live Auction

The English Interior

Thu, Oct 27, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 659

Victorian Carved Mahogany Writing Table

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

On carved lion's paw feet. The drawer lock marked: HOBBS & Co LONDON LEVER MACHINE MADE'30 1/4 x 43 1/4 x 31 in.

Note: Alfred Charles Hobbs (1812-1891), was an American lock salesman who gained notoriety when he picked locks by famous lock-makers.


Replaced leather top with age cracks, seam separations and black painted molding rubbed and nicked in places. The drawer pulls replaced and other mounts added later. One side faded from sun exposure. Scattered scuffs and nicks throughout. In generally good restored condition. Structurally sound.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold ""as is"" in accordance with our conditions of sale.