Circa 1820, exhibition quality Dutch marquetry fall front escritoire. With solid oak top and simple fore-edge, the front and gables are covered in finest Dutch marquetry, and it features a full length drawer to top with columns either side. The columns are decorated with further marquetry and brass capitals, and the escritoire opens up to reveal a writing surface, pigeon holes and a small cupboard with small drawers. Beneath the escritoire are 3 further drawers with a simple marquetry covered apron and standing on bracket feet to the back and realistic animal feet to the front. Height to writing surface 84 cm.
- Size 166 cm high x 102 cm wide x 52 cm deep