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A sycamore writing / console table

The Millinery Works


'Vogue Regency' A sycamore writing / console table, mirror veneered and cross-banded top, three mahogany lined drawers with turned handles, scrolled x-frame legs with turned stretcher, by repute designed by R W Aldridge in 1935 for Lady Iliffe and made by B Cohen, 78cm (38in) high, 152cm (60in)long, 55cm (21.5in) deep. Osbert Lancaster, the illustrator and social commentator, coined 'Vogue Regency' for this style of C18th revival interior decoration, in 'Home Sweet Homes' published 1939. B Cohen & Sons Ltd, cabinet makers, are listed in the London Directory for 1921 at 1 to 19 Curtain Road, Shoreditch.

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