Rare Antique Elm Knee-hole Bureau, Country style / late 18th c / early 19th c
April 2, 2021
Rare , Solid Elm throughout , Antique , Attractive and Characterful Knee-Hole Fall-front Bureau. Elm pieces of this age are uncommon. Constructed from well figured elm planks with single planking to either side and top. Having a good colour and well cared for patina. Country/ Vernacular in style. Thought to be late 18th early 19th C. The fall-front supported by 2 sliding support rails revealing a fitted interior with 2 drawers and pigeon-holes. Central draw with brass handles, associated brass escutcheons. Door fronted cupboards to either side of the knee-hole each with a midway shelf. Some slight historic warping to drawer and fall front section , but in sellers opinion adds to the charm and character. No key to locks , (fall front , drawer and cupboards not lockable). Some historic and extinct furniture beetle activity to lining of the drawer and treated as a precautionary measure. Small imperfections commensurate with age. Please scrutinise the photos as these form a good part of the description. Please note that I have no facilities to wrap / pack prior to dispatch. The item “Rare Antique Elm Knee-hole Bureau, Country style / late 18th c / early 19th c” is in sale since Saturday, January 9, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Antique Furniture\Bureaux\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)”. The seller is “stevenohriley” and is located in Wisbech. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
- Antique: Yes
- Style: Country
- Material: Elm
- Original/Reproduction: Original