Circa 1724, rare George 1st walnut bureau bookcase of neat proportions. The bookcase surmounted by a neat, moulded cornice over a pair of bevel glazed doors (can be re-silvered). The nicely figured walnut doors with herringbone inlay and original brass escutcheons, opening to an interior with 3 sliding shelves above banks of inlaid drawers with original brass pulls and oak linings. The bureau flap in segmented figured walnut with herringbone inlay opens to an interior with inlaid drawers, pigeonholes and a well (the slide imprinted “NA 1724”). The 2 short over 2 long oak-lined inlaid drawers with old replacement brass ring handles, original escutcheons and steel locks. The bureau sides with crossbanding and supported on a moulded base and shaped bracket feet.