Koos Limburg Jnr. was born in the Netherlands, but has lived in Scotland since 1994
Over the years he has build up a well established and well respected antique business by participation only on important antique fairs in the UK as well as at the continent. Koos has specialised in high quality antiques over the whole range, with the result that he has sold many items to museums whole over the world. That’s why his slogan is: “for the new collector and the museum director.”
Koos has a specialist knowledge for all the antiques he offers for sale. His fair display is well known and he is renowned for his imposing artistic and dramatic presentation stands in which he displays his collection of antiques, reflecting their excellent quality. He does not want to be identified as a specialist in one particular field or another, with the result that you can find anything and everything on his stand, covering the whole range of rare and unusual quality items of interest to the first time collector up to the museum director.
His parents have been very influential in supporting him and have imbued him a detailed knowledge of, and a huge enthusiasm for the antiques business. Koos feels extremely privileged to have access to such invaluable expertise and guidance together with access to a well stocked family library about works of art and antiques to enable him to carry out detailed research. Koos guarantees to any potential collector that they are in experienced and reputable hands and that all items displayed have been thoroughly researched by him.
A rare Scottish Regency mahogany library secretaire.
Interesting to see is, that there are a lot of
small special drawers (inlaid with the letters of the alphabet) and a secret compartment in
the top section.
In the under section, behind the doors,
there are folio slides.
Still with the typical Edinburgh pattern
original brass mounts and handles
and with the beautiful old patination,
W I L L I A M T R O T T E R
“Left to Gabriela Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore,
by Anna Lady Erskine 1885”
Lady Anna Ernskine was the wife of a politician
and Gabriela Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore
was an author.
Koos Limburg Jnr has clarified that the Scottish Regency Mahogany Library Secretaire, Chest of Drawers, attributed to: William Trotter Edinburgh (LA208715) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1811