Camden Antiques is located in Poling, UK
Shapland & Petter Bonheur Du Jour
REF: LA 1435 / LA225643
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A wonderful quality late 19th century bonheur du jour or ladies desk, by the renowned firm of cabinet makers Shapland & Petter of Barnstaple. Of fine construction in mahogany in the French style. Embellished throughout with brass banding and gilt metal mounts. The superstructure with a series of 3 cupboards (all lockable with key supplied) which open to reveal fitted interiors. The writing surface is fitted with its original sumptuous tan coloured leather. The table has a pair of deeper outer drawers flanking a longer, central drawer. All drawer and cupboard fronts are decorated with inlaid panels with floral designs in kingwood, satinwood and boxwood. All standing on long elegant cabriole legs, terminating in stylish and delicate out-swept feet. All locks are stamped 'S P B'.
Camden Antiques has clarified that the Shapland & Petter Bonheur Du Jour (LA225643) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1895
Sympathetically repolished in our workshops and now offered for sale in excellent condition, with a splendid colour and finish, ready to go straight into the home.
For delivery within mainland UK please allow £50-80. Worldwide delivery can be arranged.
This Shapland & Petter Bonheur Du Jour is located in Poling, UK