circa 1715 - 1720
Walnut, fruitwood, oak, brass
101 cm (H); 97 cm (W); 59 cm (D)
Place of origin
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Montacute House, Somerset (Accredited Museum)
A marquetry inlaid walnut writing desk or bureau, English or Dutch, circa 1715-20. The fall enclosing a fitted interior of drawers and recesses above a well, with two short and three long drawers below, raised on later bracket feet. Alterations and lacking handles.
Part of a loan of furniture, ceramics and glass from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 1999. Part of the Stannus bequest.