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Antique Bureau with Secret Drawers, English Oak Desk, Georgian Early c.1720 (1 of 1)
London Fine Ltd
London Fine Ltd is located in Hele, United Kingdom

Antique Bureau with Secret Drawers, English Oak Desk, Georgian Early c.1720

REF: LFA-1538 / LA76115
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Description
This is an antique bureau, an English oak desk from the Georgian period in the early 18th Century. Highly desirable with rare and unusual drawers so well hidden. Warm hues of English oak displaying wisps of medullary rays. Desirable aged patina and good colour throughout. Raised on classic shaped bracket feet. Working lock and key to the fall with solid brass escutcheon. Opens to reveal useful desk space with twin gold tooled, green leather skiver behind, a slide gives access to the uppermost drawer. To the back an arrangement of cubbies and document and stationery drawers dressed with solid brass pulls within the lower right hand drawer a secret drawer beneath wells. A super secret slide compartment hidden within the left hand lower side. The chest comprising a 1 over 2 over 2 arrangement of graduated drawers. Dressed with solid brass swan neck handles and keyhole escutcheons. Iron locks present with the lowest one operable with the fall key. A fine example of early Georgian craftsmanship. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Bureau with Secret Drawers, English Oak Desk, Georgian Early c.1720 (LA76115) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1720

condition

Presented in good antique condition. Waxed, polished and ready for the home.

additional info

Material:
Oak
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1720

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location

This Antique Bureau with Secret Drawers, English Oak Desk, Georgian Early c.1720 is located in Hele, United Kingdom

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