Cullompton Antiques 

mid 18th C oak bureau with well and 'secrets'














mid 18th C oak bureau with well and 'secrets'
 
 
DescriptionAn oak bureau of compact dimensions from the second quarter of the eighteenth century with well containing three secret drawers and other compartments - also two more secret compartments to the rear of the drawers below the pigeon holes (possibly any or all a safer hiding place for your collection of Rolex watches or other valuables than a home safe?). Just 36 inches wide by 20 inches deep and 40 inches high this dear old care worn piece is totally worm and rot free as well as being structurally solid and has its original drawer bottoms with grain running fore and aft as well as its original back boards - it has understandably had repairs and alterations at various stages of its 275 odd years - notably replacement bracket feet, replacement handles and some small spliced in sections. All these were done years ago however and some would say add to its undeniable character.....of little import but perhaps of interest we found an old sale ticket in one of the drawers from years back when it was being offered for £775......since then inflation has been on a massive scale but due to the perversity of today's market it can be yours for about one £ for every year of its life.

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