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Early 18th Century Antique Escritoire



Early 18th century escritoire made of very fine sections of quarter cut walnut veneer with cross banding and feather banding. The fall front lowers to provide a writing surface revealing pigeon holes and many small drawers to the interior of the upper section. There are several locking sections, secret compartments and the small door in the centre of the top also locks. Above the desk section there is a secret drawer hidden in the frieze. English circa 1720. 41" wide at cornice 40" wide at waist 21" deep at waist 70" high overall


  • Dimensions
    Height: 70 in. (177.8 cm)Width: 40 in. (101.6 cm)Depth: 21 in. (53.34 cm)
  • Style
    George I (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1720
  • Condition
    Call before purchase to discuss restoration and delivery.
  • Seller Location
    Gloucestershire, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU94941018146

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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