Description & Technical information

A small scale early 18th century walnut and ash crossbanded bureau bookcase of outstanding colour and patination, the straight moulded cornice above a hinged rectangular door inset with its original mercury bevelled mirror and enclosing three adjustable shelves, the fall with leather insert opening to reveal a fitted interior of eight small and four large drawers, above four graduated drawers with later ring handles; standing on shaped bracket feet. 

Date:  1715
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Walnut
Dimensions: 197 x 65 x 52 cm (77¹/₂ x 25⁵/₈ x 20¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Furniture