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Small Georgian Mahogany Bureau Bookcase

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A Very Attractive Mid 18th Century, Georgian Mahogany Bureau bookcase Of Very Attractive, Rare, Small Proportions, With Dental Cornice Above Shaped Mirror Door Within Gilded Slip, Over Well Figured Flap And Three Long Drawers With Original Brass Handles, Raised On Original Shaped Bracket Feet. A great example of its type this bureau bookcase retains a good colour and patina and it has been constructed using very good quality mahogany. The incredibly small size and proportion is extremely rare and of course means that it is certainly small enough to fit just about any space or spot that one can imagine. The mirror plate within the door almost ceratinly isn't original, but is old and has been in situ for a reasonable amount of time, therefore it has aged accordingly in terms of marks, scuffs and scrapes. It also boasts original brass handles and original bracket feet and we think that the shaped panel which encloses the mirror plate is a particularly elegant and classy touch. As with all the items which we offer for sale this bureau bookcase has been attended to by our highly skilled, traditional antique furniture restorers before being advertised, meaning that it is ready to be placed straight into the home or office. Circa 1740. Height 75.5in. Width 26in. Depth 19in. SHIPPING Please be aware, that I the seller of this item, am able to confirm that a restricted species, CITES, licence will not be required to ship this item cross border. That is due to the type and volume of wood species contained within the piece. Therefore please ignore any automated warnings which the 1st dibs automated system displays on your screen whilst browsing, or trying to checkout your purchase. There is no licence, or permit of any kind required for shipping of this piece and therefore the original shipping and handling time stated on the items display listing is correct. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above then please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we will be happy to confirm for you in greater detail.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 75.5 in (191.77 cm)Width: 26 in (66.04 cm)Depth: 19 in (48.26 cm)
  • Style:
    Georgian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1740
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Bedfordshire, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 63341stDibs: LU955830058912
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