A Transition period bureau featuring a tulipwood herringbone parquetry on an oak carcase. The bureau is in two parts, the upper part consisting of a fall-front writing desk with an interior fitted with pigeon holes, seven drawers and a red leather lined writing surface. When open, the hinged flap rests on wooden supports that pullout / pull-out, so called ‘lopers’. The lower part consists of two long drawers, its apron with a foliate gilt bronze mount supported on cabriole legs. Veneered on all four sides and could be placed centrally if required.
Condition: very good, wear consistent with age and use, French polish refreshed – detailed condition report on request