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    early george ii burr walnut bureau

    Antique Early George II Burr Walnut Bureau

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    Circa 1740, George II burr walnut and walnut herringbone crossbanded bureau. The top has herring bone and walnut banding, over the flap with similar banding, matching veneers both left and right and a stylish cast brass heraldic escutcheon. The herringbone banding is broken in the centre by a small applied moulding which would have been used to hold reading material when the bureau was closed. The flap opens to reveal a very stylish interior with walnut veneer on the inside flap, a herringbone crossbanded well, and slides back to reveal an oak interior. There is a concave central door opening to reveal a drawer and flanked by twin fluted columns which are concealed drawers, and an arrangement of small drawers with brass knob handles and pigeon holes. The lower part of the bureau has a long drawer over two short drawers and then two further long graduated drawers all with herringbone crossbanding, stylish heraldic brass escutcheons and similar handles. There is a moulding which runs around the front and sides. The gables have matching veneers and are crossbanded. Beneath the bottom drawer is a simple ogee moulding and the whole piece stands on bracket feet. It is hard to find bureaus of this age without some alterations – this bureau retains most of its original colour and is in very good condition with only minor alterations.

     
    Size 111cm high x 99cm wide x 58cm deep.
     
    Most items include delivery anywhere in the UK mainland.
     

    Our Ref: 20988.

    Price: £5,250.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

    Georgian Antiques

    Scotland's largest antiques warehouse is located in a converted whiskey bond in historic Leith Edinburgh. With 50,000sq ft over five floors we offer a wide range of quality Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian furniture, as well as continental and small decorative items. Our stock is constantly changing.

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    Georgian Antiques
    10 Pattison Street
    Edinburgh
    Midlothian
    EH6 7HF
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 01315537286
    E: info@georgianantiques.net
    W: www.georgianantiques.net

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