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Antique Bureau Bookcase, English Late Georgian Mahogany Writing Desk
This is an antique bureau bookcase, an English, late Georgian, mahogany writing desk, circa 1800. A very fine bureau bookcase in flame mahogany displaying good color 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. Dimensions: 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'')
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1800
- Condition DetailsPresented in very good antique condition. Waxed, polished and ready for the home.
- DimensionsH 83.08 in. x W 46.86 in. x D 23.23 in.H 211 cm x W 119 cm x D 59 cm
- Seller LocationHele, Devon, GB
- Seller Reference Number12.1766
- Reference NumberLU2645316622532
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