A George I Walnut Bureau Bookcase of Small Size & Outstanding Quality

A George I Walnut Bureau Bookcase of Small Size & Outstanding Quality
Height: 78" 198cm
Width: 30 ¼ " 77cm
Depth: 20 ½ " 52cm
Origination: English
Circa: 1725

The cabinet section with a moulded cavetto cross-banded cornice and cross-banded door, with herring-bone and canted corners, retaining its original beveled mirror plate and enclosing adjustable shelves, pigeon-holes and drawers.

The lower part having a sloping fall, with moulded bookrest, enclosing a fitted interior with a central cupboard, with a long shallow drawer below, flanked by further drawers and pigeon-holes. Below the fall are a further four drawers above four bracket feet with a shaped apron between.

The bookcase in remarkably condition. The handles, feet and mirror plate are all original, the surface has not been touched and consequently the bookcase has a very good colour and patina. Particularly noteworthy are the veneers employed which are highly figured and would have been carefully selected by the cabinet maker for maximum effect.

 

90276

£88,000.00
Free world wide shipping