Circa 1775 and later, good neat sized George III bureau bookcase with a stylish architectural broken pediment with a crossbanded facing on top, and a central section with fluting and a small flat section above. Beneath this is a stylish shaped cornice with similar crossbanding as above. There are 2 glazed doors with classic astragals, brass beading and stylish escutcheons. Inside are 2 adjustable shelves held in place by classic Georgian slides. The flap of the bureau is in flamed mahogany with a stylish brass escutcheon. This opens to reveal a polished writing surface and various satinwood front drawers and pigeon holes. Beneath this are 3 graduating drawers with similar escutcheons to the flap, and wonderful cast brass lion mask ring pull handles. Beneath the bottom drawer is a simple ogee moulding and all stands on stylish bracket feet. On the gables on the bottom is a mahogany banded section to the back on both sides. Good neat sized bookcase.
- 213cm high x 80cm wide x 59cm deep.