A kingwood, tulipwood and sycamore floral marquetry bureau en pente.
The bureau is in the Louis XV style of Bernard Van Risenburgh and is attributed to George Blake & Co for Edward Holmes Baldock.
A very fine exhibition quality 19th century London manufactured bureau with floral marquetry inlay and high quality ormolu mounts.
The profusely marquetry inlaid interior is fitted with three drawers in a serpentine arrangement, two slides concealing a well and a tooled leather writing surface.
The writing surface is supported on two gilded brass hinges and arms.
The bureau is marquetry inlaid to the bombé shaped sides and the back and is in excellent condition. (Circa 1860)
Height 85cm (33.5 inches)
Width 82cm (32.3 inches)
Depth 45cm (17.7 inches)