The most imposing feature are the cast, chased and gilt brass mounts.
Bureau Dressing Table by Unknown Artist, 1750
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- 89 x 158 x 72 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,000 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- H Blairman & Sons Ltd
Extremely high quality of cabinetwork - even the drawer-linings are constructed of dark figured mahogany.
No record of provenance exists, but so lavish a piece must have been commissioned by nobility or Royalty.