William and Mary Period Burr Walnut Escritoire

£25,000.00

Circa 1690

William and Mary Period Burr Walnut Escritoire

Height: 68”, 173 cms / Width: 46”, 117 cms / Depth: 20.5”, 52 cms.

No 409F

An important William and Mary Period Burr Walnut Fall Front Escritoire with a convex “bible drawer” beneath a shaped, moulded cornice, the fall front opening to reveal 9 removable pigeon holes with secret compartments behind and an arrangement of drawers around a central cupboard  containing a removable box revealing 3 further secret drawers, the right hand bottom drawer with a removable floor with a hidden compartment, the fall front fitted with a reading stand, the base with two half width and two full width drawers all raised on bun feet. This piece is feather banded throughout. It also retains the original pounce pot in the internal bottom right hand drawer. This is beautifully made in Walnut as well and is an extremely rare find.

Circa 1690

Price: £25,000-00p.

Height: 68”, 173 cms / Width: 46”, 117 cms / Depth: 20.5”, 52 cms.

Literature: See ”English Furniture 1660 -1714 From Charles II to Queen Anne”, by Adam Bowett, Chapter seven, for an almost identical example by John Guilbaud see plate 7:14 pages 203 to 210.

Delivery in the UK mainland is included in the marked price.

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