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george i walnut bureau bookcase
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SA557594

George I walnut bureau bookcase

Price

£26,500 | $35,285 USD | €30,026 EUR
Item Number: SA557594
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Box House Antiques (on Sellingantiques since 3 March 2014)

Description

An early 18th century English antique walnut bureau bookcase/cabinet. Ca 1725.
The top section with a bold broken arched pediment centred by a brass finial.
The mirrored door, above two candle slides, opens to reveal a fitted interior of drawers and shelving.
The bureau base with a fitted interior, a concealed well beneath a slide, concealing secret drawers, over two short and two long drawers.
The whole veneered and feather-banded in well figured walnut.
All surfaces retaining good colour and patination.
Nb. Brasses are period, but not original. Mirror plate and brass finial are later replacements.
Ralph Edwards in his 'Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture' illustrates a ‘bureau cabinet' of similar form (1st edition publ. 1924-25, p.78, illustr. 19, V&A Museum).
Est. 1957
CELEBRATING 60 YEARS!
Internal Ref: BHA 1043

Declaration

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

Dimensions

Height = 237 cm (94")
Width = 104 cm (41")
Depth = 58 cm (23")

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Box House Antiques

Lymington
Hampshire
United Kingdom
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