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figured walnut bureau cabinet


Figured Walnut Bureau Cabinet


£58,000 | $80,829 USD | €67,593 EUR
Item Number: SA759567
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Freshfords Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 30 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


An 18th century period George II figured walnut and feather banded bureau bookcase. The cavetto shaped pediment is surmounted by three turned giltwood finials.
The top section interior with an arrangement of drawers, pigeon holes, and folio shelves with a central horizontal shelf. The bookcase is enclosed by a pair of shaped arch doors and fitted with the original bevelled mercury silvered mirror plates above slide out candle holders.
The bureau section with a feather banded fall front opening to a light green velvet lined writing surface and an interior fitted with pigeonholes, drawers and a sliding panel opening to a well. The bureau interior is fitted with a secret concealed drawer. The bureau sits above a figured walnut frieze with a pair of retractable lopers, over two short and two long, graduated feather banded, oak lined drawers. The bookcase is supported on shaped bracket feet and is fitted with the original brass handles.
Condition: original through out and absolutely the best colour.
Provenance: Apter Fredericks Ltd, purchased in June 1989
Exhibited: Burlington House Fair, London 1983
Illustrated in the handbook for BH Fair 1983 pg. 29
Established Antique Dealers Since 1987
Internal Ref: 11229


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 234.3 cm (92.2")
Width = 106.1 cm (41.8")
Depth = 59.7 cm (23.5")

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Freshfords Fine Antiques
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