Circa 1890, an exhibition quality mahogany and inlaid Glaswegian Art Nouveau style bureau bookcase. With Greek dentil design to the overhanging cornice above an inlaid classic Art Nouveau design frieze, above 2 glazed doors with string inlaid astragals, copper escutcheon and opening to 2 adjustable shelves, sitting on brass studs. The flap has Art Nouveau inlay and opens t a polished mahogany interior with various drawers, pen slides and letter holders. With graduating drawers on matching circular copper pulls, it has a flared moulding beneath and standing on squat, square feet.
Size 207 cm high x 106 cm wide x 50 cm deep