victorian mahoganyebonised bookcase BUREAU with glass doors

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This is a beautiful stylish book case with a bureau chest underneath dating from the late Victorian era.

It is made from solid mahogany, the sides and framework have been ebonised whilst the bookcase doors, the drawer fronts and fall front of the bureau are polished mahogany and have inlaid cross banding decoration around the edges.

The bureau has three drawers and a drop down front which is supported on pull out bars. The drawers have their original brass handles and there are decorative brass escutcheons on all key holes. The locks all work and there is a key for the drawers. The inside of the bureau has a polished wood writing surface with cubby holes at the back for papers. It has a lock and a key that also fits the bookcase doors.

The bookcase section above the bureau has two glazed doors. The inside of the bookcase and the two fixed shelves are lined with velvet.

There is a shaped cornice on the top that has ebonised edges and mahogany on the front with matching inlaid cross banding.

This is an antique item and as such will have some signs of use but it is in extremely good solid condition.

This is a beautiful piece of furniture in excellent condition.

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