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George II Kneehole Bureau In Burl Walnut

The top set with quadrants of bookmatched veneer edged with feather-banding & cross-banding. Caddy-moulded edge. The top drawer encloses a pull-out writing slide with a hinged fall-front & one long & two short drawers & cubby holes.Two banks of three feather-banded drawers flank a central drawer above a feather-banded door enclosing a single-shelved interior. Keyhole escutcheons possibly original, pulls replaced. See Bowett, "Early Georgian Furniture", pp. 103-104, particularly for the caddy-moulded top,"much sought after by collectors",Plate 3.17 & Norman Adams, p.96.

W: 32" H: 33" D: 19 3/4"
England, c.1735

Inventory #562

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