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Empire Mahogany Escritoire. Circa 1810

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: C S Moreton (Antiques)

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Stunning quality first Empire highly figured mahogany escritoire with mirror paneled fall front revealing fully fitted interior with mirror back and having secret drawers under side columns. The base fitted with frieze drawer and supported at front with column legs onto shaped platform base and ball feet. Mirror panel to back of base. All enriched with top quality original ormolu mounts and escutcheons. Original gilded topped key. All in superb un-touched original condition with hardly a blemish. Fabulous rich colour with fine waxed patina. Probably German or possibly Russian. A wonderful piece of Empire furniture.
Size; 55.5" high, 37" wide, 18" deep (closed). Writing surface 29" high.
Approx. delivery cost in mainland U.K. 80
Dealer in hand picked Georgian and earlier furniture, ceramics, metalware and silver. Also stocked 19th. Scottish paintings and oriental rugs. Business founded in 1854 in Portsmouth, now run by myself the fourth generation near Perth in Scotland. Shop open Monday to Saturday NOW BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Ample free parking.
Internal Ref: 9572


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


Height = 141 cm (55.5")
Width = 94 cm (37.0")
Depth = 46 cm (18.1")

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C S Moreton (Antiques)
Inchmartine House
PH14 9QQ

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