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Antique Bureau Desk, French, Escritoire, Oak, 19th Century Circa 1870 - London Fine Antiques

Antique Bureau Desk, French, Escritoire, Oak, 19th Century Circa 1870

£1,650.00

Our Stock # 18.5122

This is an antique bureau desk, a French escritoire in oak dating to circa 1870. 

  • A fine example of its type in oak and mahogany
  • Appealing biscuit hues in the wax polished finish
  • Grain interest and a desirable aged patina
  • Raised on oblique block feet, the canted corners decorated with floral and foliate appliqué
  • The serpentine pediment mounting a beautifully pierced, carved foliate spray
  • The side panels in well figured oak and good order
  • Arranged 'draw over fall over three shaped drawers'
  • Benefiting from working locks and keys to the upper drawer and fall
  • Dressed with the original ornate brass drop handles
  • Opening the fall offers a generous working space at a comfortable height
  • The rear stationery chest offers a single full width drawer
  • Over twin banks of four drawers dressed with turned pulls
  • Flanking a central cubby hole with decorated pillars
  • Over a full width recess benefitting from square pen drawers either side

A substantial, attractive bureau in good order. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 106cm (41.75'')
Max Depth: 56cm (22'')
Max Height: 184cm (72.5'')

Desk Width: 85cm (33.5'')
Desk Depth: 57cm (22.5'')
Desk Height: 79.5cm (31.25'')


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