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Antique Writing Bureau, Home Office Desk, Re-Enactment Gift!, Knights Carved Desk,

Antique Writing Bureau, Home Office Desk, Re-Enactment Gift!, Knights Carved Desk,

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1700s
  • Materials: Oak, Solid Oak, dark Oak
  • Favorited by: 32 people
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Description

Antique Carved Writing Bureau/Desk,

Beautiful Quality handmade Piece of English Furniture.

This is a lovely old bureau dating back to the late 1700's it's a rare find, original & unique it's hand carved in oak and is embellished with the weapons of war, the Halberd & Bow together with a family 'Coat of Arms' upon the Desk Lid, above is a 'galleried shelf for pencil pots and ink bottles etc. it has a rich natural dark hue to the oak and retains it's original brass furniture of escutcheons, handle & hinges.

Inside the writing bureau/desk is the 'office' area which consists of a beautifully carved oak framed symmetrical layout of 2 long 'lockers' over 3 drawers with a central 'letter hollow', each side having a small 'secret' drawer tucked behind a larger one, and a 'secret' drawer in the shape of a carved arch above the letter space, the bureau desk surface sits on 'pull out' supports that keeps the the work area in a firm horizontal position,for writing/laptop/tablet use.

This old bureau has lots of signs of quality in the choice of wood & design/detail etc. etc., it's construction is strong & rigid, it's clean & dust-free ready to use.

CONDITION:- Beautiful old Oak Bureau /Desk (250years), by NO MEANS A GRADE 'A' Antique but none the less for that, a rare, original & unique find, this old desk has a great look being heavily carved and will grace any re-enactors/historians home, some signs of ancient woodworm but evicted long ago, all the drawers are intact and slide well, drop-down front does not lock although inside 1 lock does with key supplied, it's construction is strong & rigid, IT DOES SHOW signs of wear/tear, repair & use from over it's long life, it has a beautiful dark hue to the wood.

This is beautiful old bureau still has a place in a modern lifestyle, both practical & great to see & use in any room of the home.

Height 108cm (42 1/2")

Width 93cm (36 1/2")

Depth 49cm (19 1/4")

You are very welcome to collect in person, or we can help to obtain a delivery quote for you.

If you live in Scotland/Ireland or West Wales please ask for a quote before bidding, these locations are expensive to deliver and are always higher than P&P shown.

Past-for-Present source unusual vintage & antique furniture etc.etc. please see "other items" for our latest stock, savings on P&P can be made when buying 2 or more items, viewing in person is welcome & we ship using a courier to London, Manchester & Bristol areas etc.etc.once a week.

If you have any questions please call 07938198411 or email via Etsy.

PLEASE EMAIL WITH YOUR Post Code so that I can give you an exact 'Door to Door' courier cost.

Due to the fragile nature of furniture, collection in person is preferred however, you can arrange transport via a courier yourself otherwise, I can send via 24Hr. courier, it will be very well packed to arrive safely.

Collection in person from NG34 Nr. Sleaford Lincs.
Antique Carved Writing Bureau/Desk,

Beautiful Quality handmade Piece of English Furniture.

This is a lovely old bureau dating back to the late 1700's it's a rare find, original & unique it's hand carved in oak and is embellished with the weapons of war, the Halberd & Bow together with a family 'Coat of Arms' upon the Desk Lid, above is a 'galleried shelf for pencil pots and ink bottles etc. it has a rich natural dark hue to the oak and retains it's original brass furniture of escutcheons, handle & hinges.

Inside the writing bureau/desk is the 'office' area which consists of a beautifully carved oak framed symmetrical layout of 2 long 'lockers' over 3 drawers with a central 'letter hollow', each side having a small 'secret' drawer tucked behind a larger one, and a 'secret' drawer in the shape of a carved arch above the letter space, the bureau desk surface sits on 'pull out' supports that keeps the the work area in a firm horizontal position,for writing/laptop/tablet use.

This old bureau has lots of signs of quality in the choice of wood & design/detail etc. etc., it's construction is strong & rigid, it's clean & dust-free ready to use.

CONDITION:- Beautiful old Oak Bureau /Desk (250years), by NO MEANS A GRADE 'A' Antique but none the less for that, a rare, original & unique find, this old desk has a great look being heavily carved and will grace any re-enactors/historians home, some signs of ancient woodworm but evicted long ago, all the drawers are intact and slide well, drop-down front does not lock although inside 1 lock does with key supplied, it's construction is strong & rigid, IT DOES SHOW signs of wear/tear, repair & use from over it's long life, it has a beautiful dark hue to the wood.

This is beautiful old bureau still has a place in a modern lifestyle, both practical & great to see & use in any room of the home.

Height 108cm (42 1/2")

Width 93cm (36 1/2")

Depth 49cm (19 1/4")

You are very welcome to collect in person, or we can help to obtain a delivery quote for you.

If you live in Scotland/Ireland or West Wales please ask for a quote before bidding, these locations are expensive to deliver and are always higher than P&P shown.

Past-for-Present source unusual vintage & antique furniture etc.etc. please see "other items" for our latest stock, savings on P&P can be made when buying 2 or more items, viewing in person is welcome & we ship using a courier to London, Manchester & Bristol areas etc.etc.once a week.

If you have any questions please call 07938198411 or email via Etsy.

PLEASE EMAIL WITH YOUR Post Code so that I can give you an exact 'Door to Door' courier cost.

Due to the fragile nature of furniture, collection in person is preferred however, you can arrange transport via a courier yourself otherwise, I can send via 24Hr. courier, it will be very well packed to arrive safely.

Collection in person from NG34 Nr. Sleaford Lincs.

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