A Dutch mid 18th century mahogany and fruitwood marquetry bombé serpentine roll-top cylinder bureau
Lot 11
A Dutch late 18th century mahogany and fruitwood marquetry bombé serpentine roll-top cylinder bureau
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Dutch mid 18th century mahogany and fruitwood marquetry bombé serpentine roll-top cylinder bureau
Lot Details
A Dutch late 18th century mahogany and fruitwood marquetry bombé serpentine roll-top cylinder bureau
inlaid with urns, birds, stylised flowers and foliage, and with line-inlay overall, the roll-top opened by the writing slide below, enclosing six long and four short drawers, two pigeon holes and two chequer inlaid bookends flanking a central tambour slide enclosing one drawer, above three long graduating drawers, over a shaped apron, on splayed and bracket supports, the marquetry possibly of a later date, 113.5cm wide x 59cm deep x 116cm high, (44.5" wide x 23" deep x 45.5" high)

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this is a walnut bureau and not mahogany as stated in the catalogue description.
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