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Antique Secretaire Bookcases

Antique Walnut Secretaire / Secretary / Desk

Early 18th century escritoire made of very fine sections of quarter cut walnut veneer with cross banding and feather banding. The fall front lowers to provide a writing surface revealing pigeon holes and many small drawers to the interior of the upper section. There are several locking sections, secret compartments and the small door in the centre of the top also locks. Above the desk section there is a secret drawer hidden in the frieze.

English circa 1720 £22,000

09 13 06

41" wide at cornice
40" wide at waist
21" deep at waist
70" high overall

Antique Bureau Bookcase

This 18th century antique bureau bookcase is made of an exceptionally fine cut of Cuban mahogany. The timber is really dense and has an especially interesting grain pattern.
The construction is second to none, the interior is fitted out with many smaller drawers, pigeon holes and a secret compartment.
The top has adjustable shelves and more small drawers.
The bookcase has mirrored doors with traces of the original gilding to the decoration around the mirrors. The broken pediment is an especially nice feature. This is one of the best mahogany bureau bookcases we have had for a while and all in exceptional original condition too!

English circa 1750 £8,500

01 15 02

43" wide max
91" high max
23" deep max

Antique Bureau Bookcase

Good early antique bureau bookcase made of a really choice cut of Cuban mahogany. This is one of the best bureau bookcases of the period that we have seen. It has everything, mirror doors, slide out candle holders, secret compartments, and many smaller drawers for stamps, paper clips and other office clutter. Best of all it has the door shape with mirror surround straight out of the Chippendale directiore.

English circa 1760 £5,800
SRT 001

41" wide max
23" deep
86½" high