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A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT, AND BURR-WALNUT BUREAU-CABINET
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A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT, AND BURR-WALNUT BUREAU-CABINET

EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT, AND BURR-WALNUT BUREAU-CABINET
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
The moulded rectangular cornice, above a pair of doors with later bevelled plates, enclosing a divided interior fitted with six adjustable shelves, each with a slide below, the crossbanded hinged slope enclosing a fitted interior of drawers and pigeon-holes and two secret drawers, above a well with slide a and baize-lined writing- surface, above two simulated drawers and two short and two long drawers, on later bracket feet
80½ in. (204 cm.) high; 43½ in. (110.5 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

The drawers on the base of this bureau-cabinet are inlaid with feather or herring-bone banding in the same manner as the drawers on the magnificent walnut bureau-cabinet attributed to Peter Miller and known as 'The Beevor Cabinet', The cabinet had remained in the Beevor family since the early 18th century and was sold by Sir Thomas Beevor, Bt., Christie's, london, 14 June 2001, lot 150 (see also lot 24 in this sale).
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