Antique Davenport, Burrey & White, Rosewood, Desk, William IV, Circa 1835
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.
Max Width: 53.5cm (21'')
Max Depth: 54cm (21.25'')
Max Height: 89.5cm (35.25'')
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