The late Georgian bureau with neoclassical lines was owned by one of Britain’s most admired figures, Sir Winston Churchill. A timeless design, it is a desk with a soul that will delight history buffs! The bureau is accompanied by valuable detailed documentation of its provenance: the original sale catalogue from auction, Knight, Frank & Rutley, The Estate sale of the late The Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill, K.G., O.M., C.H, 19th January 1966, copies of press clippings detailing the desk's history, and documentation relating to the purchase of the desk at the Chelsea Arts Fair in 1973.
Items related to Sir Winston Churchill are always popular in our saleroom. Letters and photographs have featured often, but furniture is rare - which makes lot 67 so special.