James II burr walnut bureau cabinet

Stock Code: 2073 - SOLD

Description: A fine James II burr walnut bureau cabinet laid with fine burr veneers, with excellent colour and patina.

The top with cavetto moulded cornice with a pair of burr veneered doors, opening to reveal a wonderful burr walnut fitted interior with an arrangement of pigeon holes and drawers, to each side a large cast brass carrying handle.

The base section is split into two parts. The bureau with a brass outlined fall opening to reveal a further fitted interior with pigeon holes and drawers, with two short drawers.

The lower half with three long oak lined graduated drawers fitted with brass ring pulls, with a lower cross-grain moulded edge, with a carry handle to either side standing on bun feet. A particularly fine early piece.

Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations, waxing. The external drawer handles are replacements. Bun feet, unusually, believed to be original.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, James II, circa 1685

Provenance: Private collection East Sussex.

Dimensions: Height 80.00 inches (203.20cm) Width 42.00 inches (106.68cm) Depth 25.00 inches (63.50cm)

Price: £55,000