This is an antique bureau bookcase, an English, late Georgian, mahogany writing desk c. A very fine bureau bookcase in flame mahogany displaying good colour 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. 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''). We offer a prompt and economical worldwide service, please Let us know your country and zip / post code and we will get the best possible service and cost for you. Please do ask, we'd love to hear from you.About Us We are a team passionate about antiques and customer service. Our business is nothing without customer service.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Bookcases\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)". The seller is "londonfine" and is located in Taunton. This item can be shipped worldwide.