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19th century mahogany escritoire

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SA767545

19th Century Mahogany Escritoire

Price

£5,850 | $8,153 USD | €6,818 EUR
Item Number: SA767545
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Freshfords Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from Israel.

Description

An early 19th century Dutch marquetry inlaid mahogany escritoire.
The mahogany top sits above a single drawer that is highly decorated with an inlaid centre panel which is flanked by two crossbanded smaller panels with brass ringed handles. The escritoire's fall is crossbanded and inlaid with floral scrolls and chequered stringing with further crossbanded sections that frame carved polished stones depicting flowers, birds and fruit. The fine marquetry inlaid crossbanding is repeated below to the cupboard doors and details more polished stone flowers.
The canted brass-mounted corners with now faint marquetry inlays are again repeated to the sides of the escritoire. The fall opens to reveal a satinwood interior with a leather writing surface. This exquisite escritoire stands on its original tapered feet.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 141 cm (55.5")
Width = 85.5 cm (33.7")
Depth = 40.5 cm (15.9")


Seller Details

Freshfords Fine Antiques
Bath
Somerset
United Kingdom
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