This is an antique bureau bookcase, an English, late Georgian, mahogany writing desk c.1800.
A very fine bureau bookcase in flame mahogany displaying good colour and grain interest
Featuring good proportions, useful storage, generous workspace and secret drawers
A pair of 14 pane astragal glazed doors sit beneath a well figured frieze
Elaborate, pierced bronzed lock escutcheons topped with spread eagles
Working lock and key opening doors to reveal a pair of adjustable shelves
The fall with working lock and key through moulded asymmetric lock escutcheon
Superb grain detail and a frame of roped inlay in boxwood and ebony
Opening to reveal a generous workspace at a comfortable height
A professionally fitted, fine suede writing surface
Triple arched cubbies complemented by a suite of five drawers to each side
Dressed with circular bronzed pulls featuring lion masks
A central cupboard with faux document slides, lock and key not operational
A push catch within the cupboard releases the whole section
Completely withdraws to access secret drawers behind
Beneath a suite of cock-beaded, graduated drawers arranged '3 over 3'
Asymmetric lock escutcheons, locks present, key absent
Fine cast and bronzed, swan neck handles over beaded, circular plates
An attractive and superior quality example. Solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 119cm (46.75'')
Max Depth: 59cm (23.25'')
Max Height: 211cm (83'')
Desk Width: 109cm (43'')
Desk Depth: 61cm (24'')
Desk Height: 76cm (30'')
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Our Ref: A1766
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