London, South Kensington
6 June 2001
A EDWARDIAN SATINWOOD, ROSEWOOD AND MARQUETRY CYLINDER BUREAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Crossbanded in rosewood and inlaid with lines, the superstructure with brass spindle gallery containing three drawers inlaid with ribbon tied garlands of flowers, the fall with a spray of flowers with C-scroll rococo platform, enclosing a fitted interior with a slide inset with tooled leather writing surface and fitted with pigeon holes and drawers, the shaped arched aprons above, containing five drawers in the arched apron with radiating fan spandrels containing inlaid stiles with trailing flowers and foliage on square tapered legs terminating in brass paw feet
54½in. (138.5cm.) wide, 48¾in. (124cm.) high, 26½in. (67.5cm.) deep
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