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Antique Davenport, Burrey & White, Rosewood, Desk, William IV, Circa 1835 - London Fine Antiques

Antique Davenport, Burrey & White, Rosewood, Desk, William IV, Circa 1835

£2,850.00

Our Stock # 18.5025

This is an antique Davenport from the prestigious cabinet maker's Burrey & White of Shrewsbury. A rosewood desk dating to the early 19th century during the reign of William IV, circa 1835.

  • A superior piece presented in excellent condition
  • Delightful colour and grain interest to the select rosewood
  • Cabinetry by Burrey & White, fitted with Bramah locks, keys absent
  • Galleried desktop slides forward for additional knee space
  • Finished with a twin tooled, olive skiver
  • Raised on turned and tapered pillars rising from carved bell flowers
  • Standing upon bun feet over hidden brass castors
  • The fall hinges beautifully with a built in brass, multi-point stay
  • Inside, a pair of stationery drawers over a pair of faux drawers
  • Burr maple fonts with ash linings and dressed with ebony pulls
  • The lower right hand pull acts as a concealed locking pin
  • Removing the pin releases a slide and turn, external pen drawer
  • The cabinet doors open smoothly on quality Horne hinges
  • The doors have removable field panels secured by brass stays
  • Offering the option to view the magnificent drawer fronts with the doors closed
  • A suite of four drawers are dressed with recessed mahogany pulls
  • The lower two being full width and accessed either side
  • To the right a double height solid rosewood document tray sits above the drawers

    Furniture of this quality and condition rarely present themselves. Other examples of Burrey & White cabinetry can be found in some U.K. museums. A fine example delivered ready for the home.

    Dimensions:
    Max Width: 53.5cm (21'')
    Max Depth: 54cm (21.25'')
    Max Height: 89.5cm (35.25'')


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