late c18th mahogany sheraton period estate bureau of impressive scale and proportions

Late C18th mahogany Sheraton period ‘estate’ bureau of impressive scale and proportions.



Item Ref

ML 2010


Late C18th mahogany Sheraton period ‘estate’ bureau of impressive scale and proportions.
Bold mahogany bureau with a fall-front enclosing an elaborately-fitted serpentine shaped interior of inlaid satinwood and sycamore drawers , pigeonholes and central cupboard with an unusual lifting hinged central door . The fall interior fitted with a green baize writing or work surface .
Fitted with two short drawers below the fall retaining their original brass ‘swan-neck’ handles . The doors below inlaid with banded roundels , enclosing an interior fitted with sliding storage trays , which have channelled supports and a brass ‘keeper’ on the rear of the doors to bear them . Fitted with original brass locks throughout.
Raised on bracket feet . Satinwood cross-banded fall and drawers , the whole with a rich colour and patina.
The fall with a minor shrinkage crack , the condition being generally excellent with minor wear commensurate with age ,use and purpose.
An unusual, probably bespoke design , providing practical storage and a large writing surface , possibly conceived for the estate office of a countryhouse estate .
H 49”
W 45”
D 23”
England c.1790
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 .
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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: ML 2010


Height = 125 cm (49")
Width = 114 cm (45")
Depth = 57 cm (23")

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