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George I Burr Walnut and Walnut Bureau Bookcase


A diminutive bureau bookcase cabinet with stunning veneers /solid walnut boards. Truly magnificent colors and patina, mottled fading throughout. Mellow, warm appeal. Beveled glass door. Rare small size, basically a book cabinet on a walnut chest Christies label in verso. Two keys. The glass is most likely a late 19th or early 20th century replacement. Possibly originally with wire mesh. Original Christie's description: Lot description: A George I walnut and burr walnut bureau cabinet, Second quarter of the 18th century  Measure: 65½in. (166.5cm.) high, 31¼in. (79.5cm.) wide, 15in. (38cm.) deep.


  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Early to Mid-18th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 65.5 in. x W 31.25 in. x D 15 in.

    H 166.37 cm x W 79.38 cm x D 38.1 cm

  • Seller location
    Nashville, TN
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