c19th burrwalnut and floral marquetry inlaid ormolumounted 'bureau plat' or writing table

C19th burr-walnut and floral marquetry inlaid ormolu-mounted 'bureau plat' or writing table.


| $2,778 USD | €2,527 EUR

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C19th burr-walnut and floral marquetry inlaid ormolu-mounted 'bureau plat' or writing table. English in the French Louis XV taste. Of serpentine outline with single 'concealed' frieze drawer, well-figured walnut veneers and good quality gilt-bronze ormolu mounts on shaped cabriole legs. Pretty coloured floral marquetry inlaid top ,together with original faded green and gilt tooled-leather inset top. Cross-grain moulded edge of strikingly selected figured timber.
Stamped on drawer edge "Edwards and Roberts, Wardour St., London". Edwards and Roberts were a well-respected firm of quality cabinet-makers and retailers.
Good rich colour and very clean example of a very practical and stylish writing table.
W 52"
D 26"
H 29".
England c.1860
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: MLB143


Height = 73.6601 cm (29")
Width = 132.0803 cm (52")
Depth = 66.0401 cm (26")

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