This is a stunning antique late 18th Century Dutch burr walnut and marquetry bombe' bureau.
It has been accomplished in burr walnut, with exquisite hand cut floral marquetry typical of the very best pieces of period Dutch furniture.
The serpentine fall opens to reveal a fabulous interior with a myriad of small drawers and several secret compartments, there is a small central mirror doored cupboard which is flanked by a pair of columns with secret compartments that slide out.
There is a secret well that is accessed from the secretaire interior and there are three capacious full width drawers. The brass handles and escutcheons are original and in excellent condition and it is complete with the original working locks and keys.
The front of the bureau is a wonderful double serpentine shape, it stands on it's original lion's paw feet and the drawer linings and back are of solid oak.
It is Circa 1780 in date, is in truly remarkable condition for its age and this exceptional piece represents a fantastic example of 18th century Dutch cabinetry at its very finest.
In excellent condition having been beautifully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 111 x Width 141 x Depth 65
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 foot, 8 inches x Width 4 foot, 7 inches x Depth 2 foot, 2 inches
Our reference: 07653
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.