Queen Anne figured walnut & feather banded bureau

Stock Code: 2162 - SOLD

Description: A fine Queen Anne figured walnut bureau. The top, fall and drawer fronts veneered in figured walnut, cross and feather banded. The top opens to reveal a compartmentalised interior with a central concave curved drawer bordered by a pair of drawers with a row of pigeon holes above. This is bordered once again either side by a pair of concave fronted drawers with pigeon hole above. There is a central well with a walnut retractable slide.

The fall is supported by retractable lopers to the frieze, the bureau has a walnut waist moulding, with 2 short over 3 long, oak lined, feather banded drawers, fitted with engraved gilt brass plate handles. The bureau stands on bracket feet. An elegant, appealing early piece retaining excellent original colour and patina.

Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations to chipped veneers, waxing. The feet and brassware apparently original.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, Queen Anne, circa 1710

Provenance: Private collection London.

Dimensions: Height 39.00 inches (99.06cm) Width 37.50 inches (95.25cm) Depth 20.50 inches (52.07cm)

Price: £17,900