Lot 1319 (The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction, 26th February 2021)
Sold for £700
The Bureau is in relatively good condition still a solid piece, however there is some cracking to the woodwork down the sides and along the top. One of the runners has been broken both runners have different handles. To the front some of the wooden beading has been damaged and broken off. More photos added. Some of the brass handles appear to be looser than others.
GEORGE II WALNUT WRITING BUREAU,
with hinged writing flap enclosing fitted interior, over two short and two long drawers, on bracket feet, 93cm wide
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