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A Hepplewhite Period Harewood Bonheur Du Jour


£4,950 | $6,740 USD | €5,510 EUR
Item Number: SA746141
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: W.J. Gravener Antiques Ltd.
This antique has been viewed 18 times in the past month with the most views from Canada.


A superb Hepplewhite period harewood and floral marquetry inlaid Bonheur Du Jour. Raised on cabriole legs with serpentine front and shaped sides, a single frieze drawer with pencil cedar linings and writing slide. The upper section with drawers and compartments. This piece is of exceptional quality and has beautiful inlay to almost every surface, it is also in very good condition a retains a good faded colour and patina. 1130mm high, 970mm wide and 450mm deep. English. Circa 1785.
N.B. Bonheur Du Jour in French means "Daytime delight" and is a type of Lady's writing desk introduced into Paris in the 1760's and quickly became very fashionable and was soon being made in London.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 113 cm (44.5")
Width = 97 cm (38.2")
Depth = 45 cm (17.7")

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W.J. Gravener Antiques Ltd.
Unit 1
Warren Farm Stables
Nr Sevenoaks
TN14 6EE
United Kingdom

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