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Beautiful Oak Antique Painted Student's Bureau Bookcase / Desk In Farrow And Ball Railings

Beautiful Oak Antique Painted Student's Bureau Bookcase / Desk In Farrow And Ball Railings

Beautiful Oak Antique Painted Student's Bureau Bookcase / Desk In Farrow And Ball Railings

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Description:

This is a beautiful oak antique early century student's bureau bookcase / writing desk made by Gullachsen & Son Ltd in Newcastle on Tyne. It benefits from a fall front desk with original lock and key still working, storage compartments internally and a pair of shelves below. The bookcase has been carefully sanded, restored and cleaned and has been hand painted externally in Farrow & Ball's timeless and daringly dark 'Railings' Modern Eggshell. Modern Eggshell is a satin finish with 40% sheen, not a chalky or matt finish. This piece would be a fabulous addition to a hallway, dining room, landing or indeed any contemporary room.

Condition:

This piece is in good condition with no major damage to note apart from a minor split on the inside of the fall which I feel is to be expected with a piece of this age and adds to its character. Antique locks may on occasion seize stick, and these are the charms and character of antique pieces. If you're looking for a fine antique or a brand new pre-fabricated item in mint condition, then my pieces aren't for you! If you are, however, looking for a unique, one off antique or vintage piece with charm, character and a story to tell then you've come to the right place! At Yellow Pigeon Bespoke Furniture, we don't just slap on a coat of chalk paint on our pieces and call them upcycled - each of our pieces undergo a lengthy process of restoration and preparation before being painstakingly stripped, cleaned, restored, woodworm treated if there is any sign of historic woodworm, primed and undercoated before painting a minimum of 3/4 coats to ensure a high quality finish. Our pieces aren't distressed or shabby chic - they will distress naturally over time with general wear and tear.

Additional dimensions information:

Height from floor to bottom of fall 75cm

Dimensions

W56.0 x H118.0 x D30.0 cm

Condition

Refurbished

Wear condition

Good

Designer

Yellow Pigeon Bespoke Furniture

Date of manufacture

1910s

Place of origin

United Kingdom

Period

Early 20th Century

Seller

VAT status

Seller is not VAT registered

SKU

85991940
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