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Antique Carved Oak Blind Fronted Bureau Bookcase / Desk with Superb Interior

£975.00 or Best Offer 15d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: cgfclocks (1,874) 100%, Location: Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 121878248138 Antique GEORGIAN Carved Oak Bureau Bookcase / Desk PLEASE VIEW OUR EBAY SHOP FOR OTHER ARTICLES WE HAVE FOR SALE BY CLICKING ON : PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL US ON 01829 733028 WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ARRANGE TO VIEW THIS ITEM DESCRIPTION: This is a superb GEORGIAN carved oak blind fronted bureau bookcase / desk. It has the most superb carved panels and has an exquisite interior incorporating a multitude of secret drawers / cupboards. PLEASE NOTE the piece splits into two for easier transportation. If we start with the top this has four lovely floral carved panels. The top has a nicely shaped moulding with pretty dentile work below. The doors are complete with its lock and key which is fully working. When the doors open this reveals a lovely interior with a central section with fretwork to the top and a cupboard with a carved panel below. This is flanked by two shelves. The carved door door is complete with its lock and key which is fully working. The base of the cupboard lefts up to reveals a secret compartment below. If we move down to the bureau, it has a superb fall carved with floral detailing. This lifts to access storage space below. The fall is complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. The interior to the bureau is exquisite. To the centre is a cupboard door which is flanked by half turning's. Then either side of this there are a bank of three drawers over two drawers all with lovely shaped brass handles. Above this are four pigeon holes with a pretty shaped freeze above. Then to the top is what appears to be a lovely detailed panel, but this is in fact a secret drawer. The centre is a superb arrangement of secret compartments. The central cupboard is held in place by two T pieces which when pulled out allows the central cupboard front to be removed. Also the left turning can be removed to reveal a secret letter compartment. Further to this the rear of the cupboard is false and when lifted up this gives access to a small compartment and two little drawers. Overall there has been fantastic attention to detail in this interior. Below the fall are four drawers with wonderful brass swan neck handles with lovely fretted back plates. There are also lovely brass fretted plates to the key holes. The piece is then raised on bracket feet. This piece would look fantastic in any room you choose to place it in, and the condition is very good as can be seen from the photographs. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 37 inches (94 cm)wide. - 20.25 inches (51.5 cm) deep. - 77.5 inches (197 cm) high. As can be seen from the above dimensions this bureau bookcase is of lovely proportions. PLEASE NOTE the piece splits into two for easier transportation. The top section is approximately 35.75 inches (91 cm) high and the bottom bureau section is approximately 42 inches (106.5 cm) high AGE: This piece is Georgian and dates to circa 1790. CONDITION: The bureau bookcase is in lovely condition as you will see from the photographs, as with any antique over 200 years old, just minor knocks / marks commensurate with age and careful use. Overall it is a wonderful bureau bookcase, and would grace any home, not only is this a lovely piece of furniture but it is very particle too, so happy bidding. If you have time, please check out my other items! Payment: Please ensure that we receive payment within 2 days of the close of auction. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Collection / Delivery: Buyer to collect from Tarporley, Cheshire. There is a possibility of local delivery please contact us on 01829 733028. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. The Courier Group on 07985 320618 Or Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169 can provide a courier quote. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Ref: bureau bookcase Powered by eBay Turbo Lister Condition: Please see photographs and description. The bureau bookcase is in lovely condition as you will see from the photographs, as with any antique over 200 years old, just minor knocks / marks commensurate with age and careful use., Product Type: Bureaux, Original/Reproduction: Original, Style: Georgian, Age: Pre-1800, Material: Oak

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