Lot 216: GEORGE I WALNUT AND FEATHERBANDED BUREAU 18TH CENTURY 92cm wide, 98cm high, 52cm deep
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE I WALNUT AND FEATHERBANDED BUREAU
the slant front enclosing an interior fitted with drawers and pigeonholes, with a baize writing surface and well with sliding cover, above two short and two long graduated drawers, raised on bracket feet
92cm wide, 98cm high, 52cm deep
- Wood a warm deep colour
- Age gaps at several joins throughout, including the top surface, the centre of the slant front, the facing left small drawer and both sides
- A small loss to the veneer on the top front edge
- A very small section of inlay is lifting on the inner centre door
- There is a repair to the facing right bracket foot
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