This is a beautiful antique English Victorian mahogany and marquetry bureau bookcase, Circa 1860 in date and in excellent condition.
It has been made from mahogany with satinwood crossbanding and decorated with a geometric design of scrolls, husks and flowerheads. The upper part has a decorative pierced swan neck broken pediment cornice with acanthus scroll carving centred by an urn finial, the frieze centred by a satinwood ground panel with paterae, the two astragal glazed doors enclose an interior fitted with adjustable shelves.
The lower part with sloping hinged fall with wonderful marquetry decoration depicting an urn of ribbon tied scrolling foliage, husks, masks and cornucopia on a flame mahogany ground, enclosing a fitted interior with small drawers and pigeon holes. Below this are four full width graduated drawers and it is raised on elegant bracket feet.
Complete with working locks and keys.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 253 x Width 111 x Depth 56
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 feet, 4 inches x Width 3 feet, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches
Our reference: 08271
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.