Seller: jefjackson62 (84) 100%, Location: Rye, East Sussex, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 381866046881 Product Type: Bureaux, Original/Reproduction: Original, Style: Louis XV, Material: Fruitwood, Age: Pre-1800, Details: An 18th Century provincial Northern European ( probably German ) Fruitwood bureau cabinet ( Cartonnier ). The top with arched cornice above a central cupboard ebony strung and crossbanded door containing a single shelf and lined in Burgundy patterned silk. The central door flanked by nine drawers of corresponding decoration and with brass handles. The sides with ebony stringing.The bureau base with ebony strung fall front containing a white leather lined interior with four short drawers and shelf. Below, two long drawers, ebony strung sides and supported on cabriole legs. Excellent condition, beautiful mellow colour with various minor marks, scratches and abrasions consistent with age and use. The brass handles and escutcheons are probably original, there being no evidence from either inside or outside the drawer front of other handles. Dimensions: 100 cm wide ( widest point) 50 cm deep, 171 cm high. Buyer to collect or I can arrange delivery buyer to pay. Nationwide delivery excl Scotland and Isles £70 to £90. Scotland, Isles and international delivery please contact us.Please note. A single bid on this item ensures that we will sell at this ebay auction and guarantees that we will not sell separately through our showroom.