Description & Technical information

An important early 18th century walnut bureau bookcase of outstanding colour retaining all the original brass handles, escutcheons and carrying handles having a broken-arched pediment centred by a later carved giltwood cartouche above two doors with pilasters retaining the original rectangular bevelled mirror plates enclosing a fitted interior with adjustable upper shelves and pigeon-holes above a central cupboard door flanked by folio compartments above three short drawers, the fall revealing a fitted interior of drawers and pigeon-holes centred by a fitted door, below are two short and three long graduated drawers; on shaped bracket feet.

Date:  1725
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Walnut
Dimensions: 235.5 x 102 x 58 cm (92³/₄ x 40¹/₈ x 22⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private Collection, Italy.
Categories: Furniture