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rare south german 18thc walnut bureaucabinet on stand of exceptional quality

Rare South German 18thc walnut bureau-cabinet on stand of exceptional quality


£34,500 | $45,938 USD | €39,091 EUR
Item Number: SA445891
Date of manufacture: 1700
Current Status: in stock
Seller: LVS Decorative Arts (on Sellingantiques since 27 May 2011)


A rare South German 18th century walnut bureau-cabinet on stand of exceptional quality with pewter inlaid decoration in the manner of Jacob Arend.
These types of writing cabinet were made for wealthy and educated individuals of the time needing a secure place to keep their papers and treasured items.
They were known as a 'Trisur' meaning 'treasure'and in the South Germany region they were decorated with boulle marquetry in both woods as well as metal as can be seen on this piece.
This wonderful item recently purchased from a private collection consists of three sections starting with a scroll shaped top with a small central drawer inlaid with pewter decoration with further inlaid pewter designs to either side.
This leads down to a superb quality pewter and brass inlaid and shaped door containing a central inlaid panel with three drawers to each side of this, again with pewter inlaid decoration.
The panel comprises of an intricately inlaid design of pewter, brass more description


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1700.


Height = 183 cm (72")
Width = 116 cm (46")
Depth = 68 cm (27")

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