19th Century walnut and Kingwood Bureau De Dame
19th Century French walnut and Kingwood Bureau De Dame, the rectangular top decorated with brass gallery, carved ormolu moulding below on the top and bottom of the frieze, the top section having two mirrored glass doors with ormolu moulding, opening to reveal a red velvet lined interior with a single fixed shelf, canted corners either side of the doors, the bureau fall opening to reveal a green baize writing surface, lovely fitted interior which includes three small drawers with carved brass handles, below the bureau fall is a single frieze drawer with a shaped apron, the sides and front of the piece profusely inlaid with exotic woods, a lovely feature is that there is fine brass inlay on the outside of each wood inlay, carved ormolu moulding on the sides and on the bureau fall, standing on elegant shaped legs with further inlay and ormolu, this piece can also be freestanding as the back is finished in a lovely walnut veneer. A truly wonderful piece of furniture that is in excellent condition. Circa 1880.
Please note: Registered as exempt under the Ivory Act 2018