Antique Davenport, Burrey & White, Rosewood, Desk, William IV, Circa 1835
This is an antique Davenport from the prestigious cabinet maker's Burrey & White of Shrewsbury. A rosewood desk dating to the early 19th century during the reign of William IV, circa 1835.
A superior piece presented in excellent condition
Delightful colour and grain interest to the select rosewood
Cabinetry by Burrey & White, fitted with Bramah locks, keys absent
Galleried desktop slides forward for additional knee space
Finished with a twin tooled, olive skiver
Raised on turned and tapered pillars rising from carved bell flowers
Standing upon bun feet over hidden brass castors
The fall hinges beautifully with a built in brass, multi-point stay
Inside, a pair of stationery drawers over a pair of faux drawers
Burr maple fonts with ash linings and dressed with ebony pulls
The lower right hand pull acts as a concealed locking pin
Removing the pin releases a slide and turn, external pen drawer
The cabinet doors open smoothly on quality Horne hinges
The doors have removable field panels secured by brass stays
Offering the option to view the magnificent drawer fronts with the doors closed
A suite of four drawers are dressed with recessed mahogany pulls
The lower two being full width and accessed either side
To the right a double height solid rosewood document tray sits above the drawers
Furniture of this quality and condition rarely present themselves. Other examples of Burrey & White cabinetry can be found in some U.K. museums. A fine example delivered ready for the home.
Max Width: 53.5cm (21'')
Max Depth: 54cm (21.25'')
Max Height: 89.5cm (35.25'')
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Our Ref: 18.5025