A rare, late-17th century, oak, moulded, fall-front bureau

September 18, 2019 1:58 pm Published by

The rectangular top above the graduated fall-front decorated with a central split baluster and two moulded panels either side, each containing a diamond-shaped panel. The escutcheon later, the lock and hinges replaced. The interior fitted with drawers, pigeon holes and a well. The front lopers either side of two moulded panels and two short drawers each decorated with two moulded panels. The two long drawers decorated with a pair of split balusters either side of two large moulded panels. The drawers all with later knobs and escutcheons. The carcass pine. The drawers lined in pine with fragments of original blue paper lining. Excellent configuration, colour and patina. English, fourth quarter of the 17th century.

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