A Late 19th Century Mahogany Rolltop Desk


A late 19th century mahogany rolltop Bureau à Cylindre.

A late 19th century mahogany rolltop Bureau à Cylindre, the plain top with crossbanding and chamfered corners fitted with three small drawers with decorated Dutch handles over the cylinder rolltop with fiddleback veneers, opening via the desktop to a fitted interior with drawers and pigeon holes and with a leather inset, over a moulded edge over three further drawers around a kneehole, on square tapering supports with brass casters. English circa 1890. Supplied with a key.

Condition: Excellent, the desk is in very good condition with an excellent colour and patination and is made using good veneers. The cylinder works smoothly and the key to the lock of the drawer locks the desk and all but one of the drawers. The desk stands well and the casters all work.

Height = 106 cm (41.5”)
Width = 84 cm (33”)
Depth = 50 cm (19.5”)
Height of the desktop = 72 cm (28.5”)