Two (2) Edwardian Furniture items. 1st item: Paint decorated satinwood oval tea or occasional table with hidden drawer, polychrome painted oval top decorated with two putti in garden setting, floral frieze, banding along sides and hidden drawer. Tapered legs with painted banding and joined by arched stretchers with urn finial at center. 28 1/4" H x 19 3/4" W x 13 1/2" D. English, late 19th/early 20th century. 2nd item: Oak slant-front stationery desktop cabinet, doors opening to fitted interior with calendar at top with separate hinged shaped door which lifts out to reveal hidden compartment. Compartment at base with flush brass handle pulls to reveal separate red cloth covered lap desk. 16" H x 17 1/2" W x 15 1/2" D. English, early 20th century. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Gilded Age tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the fashion firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots in this auction, including an archive containing receipts for furnishings for Bunker Hill. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with some glue residue on top surface. 2nd item: Overall good condition. No accessories included.
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