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Walnut Bureau Bookcase - Early 18th Century (1 of 17)
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Walnut Bureau Bookcase - Early 18th Century

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This is an extremely handsome early 18th Century Georgian walnut bureau bookcase. Standout features: 1) Pretty stepped and welled interior 2) Fine figured walnut veneer and beautifully mellow colour. 3) Herringbone banded borders to the drawer fronts and door panels of the bookcase 4) Deep cushion moulded Cornice. 5) Good small size 6) Fine condition throughout More detail ... The writing compartment. The fall is veneered on the inside with a writing surface of straight grain walnut veneer - all original and in very good order. It has a stepped arrangement of 8 drawers, with pigeon holes above, and a central cupboard surrounded by reeded columns. These columns are fixed. To the front is a sliding panel providing access to document storage space in the well below The bookcase. The doors are of oak with raised fielded panels veneered in figured walnut with 'herringbone' borders Inside, the sides of the case have grooves to allow shelf repositioning. It has 2 plank shelves faced with oak. The hinges of the right hand bookcase door are old replacements, with old repairs to the groundwood of the cabinet. The 'H' hinges of the left hand door are original as are the retaining catches to the door. The chest. 2 long drawers and 2 short drawers. The drawers are faced in 'mirrored' figured veneers with herringbone borders and ovalo lipped edges. Pine dovetailed linings. All in good working order. The engraved brass handles and escutcheons are old replacements. The locks to the fall, the interior door and the bookcase all work and have keys. The later 2 locks are replacements. Construction. The veneers are in very good condition and laid down on the carcass which is built of straight grain georgian oak throughout. The backboards and draw linings are pine and original. The bracket feet are original. Old block repairs. The mouldings around the top and base of the Bureau are original, cross grained blocks laid in sections.


83 in
40 in
20.5 in


Middleton's Antiques has clarified that the Walnut Bureau Bookcase - Early 18th Century (LA348736) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 18th Century


Very good throughout. As described above.

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Date of Manufacture:
18th Century


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This Walnut Bureau Bookcase - Early 18th Century is located in Liskeard, United Kingdom

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Middleton's Antiques

Liskeard, United Kingdom

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