A fine quality early 18th Century bureau bookcase veneered throughout with burr walnut, having engraved brass mounts, the shaped cornice showing Chinese influence above a pair of shaped mirrored doors enclosing shelves to the upper section. The fall below opening to reveal a finely fitted interior concealing secret drawers. Below the fall there is a well shaped waist moulding. The base contains two short and three long drawers, the whole standing on bracket feet.
English Circa 1730
Height 87" Width 41.5" Depth 23" Writing height 31.5"