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SOLD – Antique French Louis XV Revival Rosewood Cylinder Bureau c.1870

This gorgeous decorative desk is an antique French Louis XV rosewood and marquetry ‘bureau a cylindre’ from around 1870. The piece displays stunning floral marquetry with ormolu mounts: The bureau has a pierced three quarter gallery over three small frieze drawers with a retractable cylinder encasing a fitted interior comprising three small drawers, and a light green leather writing surface. The writing surface can be pulled out to give more writing space: It has very elegant serpentine legs: The piece has been lovingly restored in our own workshops and is in excellent condition. Dimensions in cm: Height 114cm x...

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SOLD – Antique Lady’s Rosewood & Marquetry Cylinder Bureau c. 1880

This is a superb example of a rosewood and marquetry lady’s cylinder front desk, dating from the late Victorian period around 1880. The piece features wonderful marquetry of ribbons, flowers and garlands with fine satinwood inlay The interior comprises a writing surface that is pulled out over a full width drawer and has a number of pigeon holes and two drawers. The full width drawer has the original brass handles. With a working lock and the original key, the piece has square, tapered legs which end with brass castors. It has been very carefully cleaned and repolished in our...

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