This is a large and impressive late Victorian cylinder bureau by the well-known and sought after Victorian cabinet maker and retailer Edwards & Roberts of Wardour Street, London.
Our experts have dated this Victorian cylinder bureau to around 1880.
It is offered for sale, in excellent condition at just £5250. The desk has been fully and meticulously restored by craftsmen in our own workshops and we consider it to be of “museum quality”.
This lovely Victorian desk would make a statement wherever it was situated. Anyone who selects a piece of furniture this impressive to make their place of work will know that this cylinder bureau not only looks good but is also extremely practical. Just look at the amount of storage on offer for a start.
As you can see from the photograph above, there are numerous cupboards, drawers of varying sizes and capacity and other storage areas to accommodate copious amounts of stationery, books and anything else that you like to have at hand when working.
The cylinder bureau can be positively attributed to the makers and suppliers Edwards and Roberts of London as it has a plate showing their name, as follows:
The retractable top encloses a neatly fitted interior comprising six small drawers together with a bank of pigeon holes. The slide is finished nicely with an inset gold tooled burgundy leather writing surface.
The other very attractive feature of this lovely Victorian bureau is the high quality inlaid marquetry work comprising of flowers, garlands and urns along with expertly accomplished satinwood crossbanding with boxwood and ebony stringing.
If you are just wondering whether this fine furniture will fit into the space you have available, here are the dimensions:
Height 122 cm x Width 142 cm x Depth 76 cm which equates to, in feet and inches: 4 feet, 0 inches x 4 feet, 8 inches x 2 feet, 6 inches.
This very impressive piece is available to view at our north London showroom but if you can’t make the trip and need a bit more information please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 20 8809 9605 and speak to one of our experts, quoting item reference 07587 when doing so.
We can carefully pack and ship this cylinder bureau to almost any worldwide destination but please contact us first for a shipping quotation. UK mainland shipping is free of charge.
If you are looking for a large and impressive desk or antique bureau from a major manufacturer then this piece surely fits the bill.