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Early 18th Century English Walnut Veneered Stepped Interior Georgian Bureau Desk



Exceptional condition for this English secretaire/chest/desk of George I period. The finish in figured burl walnut adds aesthetic beauty to the history of this piece acquired by Cosulich Interiors & Antiques from a collector in Yorkshire. Georgian furniture never forgets functionality, with a flap revealing an interior with a large writing surface and fitted with long and short drawers, a central door flanked by two pillars revealing secret hiding spaces, typical of that age. With original back. Measures: Open depth 34.25 in Height of the writing surface 28.6.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 39.5 in (100.33 cm)Width: 38 in (96.52 cm)Depth: 21.5 in (54.61 cm)
  • Style
    George I (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Repaired: Repairs of some veneer and wood chips made when purchased, no alterations, original patination. Wear consistent with age and use. Repair of some veneer and wood chips, no alterations.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 66P1stDibs: LU911223300132

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