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Fine Victorian Burr Walnut Secretaire Bookcase


£2,850 | $3,795 USD | €3,229 EUR
Item Number: SA698643
Date of manufacture: 1870
Current Status: For sale
Seller: John Howkins Antiques
This antique has been viewed 36 times in the past week with the most views from the United Kingdom.


A superior quality English burr walnut secretaire bookcase. The inverted breakfront cornice having solid cross grain ogee mouldings above the burr walnut frieze. The stiles having half round applied columns supported with well carved top and bottom corbels. The 2 glazed doors open to reveal 2 adjustable walnut faced shelves and are secured with working lock & keys. The base section having a very good secretaire consisting of 6 maple veneered and mahogany lined drawers each retaining the original brass axe head handles and 6 shaped top pigeonholes. The writing surface still retains the green baize and the fall is secured with a Bramah lock and 2 keys. The lower cupboard having conforming applied columns and corbels with 2 glazed doors, adjustable shelf and working lock with keys. The whole raised on an inverted breakfront plinth with matching solid walnut cross grain mouldings Dimensions:- Height…81’’/ 206cm. Max.Width at Cornice…51.5’’/ 131cm. Depth of Base…21’’/ 53.5cm. Depth of Top at Cornice…17.5’’/ 44.5cm. Base Height…39.75’’/ 101cm. Top Height…42’’/ 106.5cm. Delivery to most of U.K. mainland £110.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1870.


Height = 206 cm (81.1")
Width = 131 cm (51.6")
Depth = 53.5 cm (21.1")

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John Howkins Antiques
The Grange
Hempnall Green
NR15 2NR
United Kingdom

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