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Late C18th Dutch marquetry walnut bureau.
Late C18th Dutch marquetry walnut cylinder bureau .

The retracting action cylinder front with exceptionally well-inlaid oval cartouche to centre. Rich figured walnut with floral marquetry and bombe-shaped base .

Excellent condition , no cracks to cylinder or sides. Fitted with shaped interior with drawers ,tambour centre door and pigeon-holes with original leather-inset writing panel . Neo-classical gilded handles, escutcheons and mounts ,sabots to feet.

H 46"
W 46"
D 24" .
Holland c.1780
Ref: ML 122
Price: £4,250





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Late C19th /early C20th Edwardian figured satinwood ladies bureau of desirable small proportions by Druce & Co.,London .
Late C19th/early C20th Edwardian period figured satinwood ladies bureau of desirable small proportions by Druce & Co., London .

High-quality satinwood bureau with fall flat-front supported on brass stays and lopers , enclosing a well-fitted interior comprising drawers and pigeon-holes , retaining the original tooled Morocco leather inset writing surface . The base fitted with 2 short and 3 long drawers , all fitted with their original gilded brass 'looped' drop handles . The fall and drawers all with cross-banded edges.

Striking figured satinwood veneers with fine ebony strung details .

Bears the original gilded brass manufacturers/retail plaque of "Druce & Co., Baker St., Portland Square ,London" , fitted to interior of one drawer.

Raised on shaped and string inlaid feet .

Minor old water-stains to polish of top , could be re-finished if desired.

H 41"
W 30"
D 18"
England c.1900
Ref: ML 1610
Price: £1,200





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Large late C19th walnut bureau of early Georgian design
Large late C19th walnut bureau of early Georgian design .

Substantial walnut bureau with well-figured veneers , unusual drawer arrangement all fitted with period style shaped brass plate handles and escutcheon plates , and with cross-banded edges. The book-matched veneered fall-front with 'herringbone' inlay, enclosing a well-fitted walnut interior comprising drawers, central cupboard and pigeon-holes , with key. The top also banded and inlaid with 'herringbone' detail .

Raised upon shaped bracket feet .

A large and capacious writing bureau of early eighteenth century design with a faded pale walnut period style patina .


H 42"
W 48"
D 22"
England c. 1900
Ref: ML 1610
Price: £750





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C18th George II period mahogany bureau cabinet/book-case
C18th George II period mahogany bureau cabinet/bookcase.
Impressive carved , pierced and card-cut blind-fret, swan-neck pediment .Shaped fielded-panel 'figure of eight' doors, ogee bracket feet . Fitted top section . Requires restoration hence price. H 96" W 46" D 23"
Ref: ML 60
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C19th walnut and strung-inlaid 'estate' bureau
C19th walnut and strung-chequered / 'barbers pole' inlaid 'estate' bureau.Stunning quality large scale desk/bureau. Unusual drawer arrangement with short/long drawers and "double" folio/file drawer .
Good fitted inlaid interior and of impressive scale .
Great warm colour.
All complete and very clean .Sits on original detachable plinth base .
W 45"
D 24"
H 44".
England c.1860
Ref: ML 74
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C18th George II period mahogany bureau
C18th George II period mahogany bureau . All original throughout , good rich colour timber . Stands on ogee bracket feet , and has unusual and all original brass "key-hole" back-plates. Fitted with four graduated cock-beaded drawers with soft-wood linings,all in good working order. Key to fall , stepped interior with secret compartment , together with an arrangement of pigeon-holes and drawers with original ring-pull handles .Tooled leather inset writing panel replaced about 50 years ago .Cleaned and waxed.. W 38" x D 21" x H 40". England c. 1750
Ref: MLCA 135
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