An antique oak secretaire bureau made in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. Simple country furniture of rustic construction. Drop down desk supported by pull-out stretchers with an interior with pigeonholes and a few remaining small drawers. The decorative fretwork section in the centre pulls out to reveal four small'secret' compartments at the back. The handles have clearly been replaced at various times in the bureau's history and now consist of good quality antiqued brass fittings in an appropriate style with swan-neck handles and small brass shutter knobs.
Some historic ink stains on the very top and inside the desk. Small cracks, dents, and flaws as to be expected after 200 years. The left-hand plinth section has been replaced. Dimensions 114cm high x 91cm wide x 52cm deep. The item "Georgian oak secretaire bureau desk chest of 4 drawers c1790 rustic farnhouse" is in sale since Sunday, September 5, 2021.This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Desks & Secretaries". The seller is "pedev-21" and is located in Llandovery. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.