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Danish antique pine bureau | Hand carved | Dated 1906

Danish antique pine bureau | Hand carved | Dated 1906

Carl Mortensen Cabinet maker, Antique pine bureau with bookcaseAntique Danish bureau with bookcase made 1906spacious and well laid out antique pine bureau writing desk
Pull-out writing desk with storage under the writing space.Bookcase top section with internal shelves that serve another purpose!A group of owls carved above each door.
Solid constructed drawers with hidden locking systemBeautifully hand carved floral decoration on drawers and side wallsLocking roll-top with hand carved details and brass handle
Signed to pull out underside with Carl Mortensen 1906, Arhus
Danish antique pine bureau | Hand carved | Dated 1906
A unique and stunningly detailed bureau with roll top and bookcase cupboard top, all made of solid pine with hand carved decorations.

This amazing bureau dates from 1906 and is signed by the maker undedr the pull-out writing desk.
It offers lots of storage and some very interesting secrets such as the hidden drawer locks.

The large drawer, all-be-it, fitted with key holes actually are blind as the lock to release the drawer is a geniously hidden mechanism.
A similar un-usual door mechanism holds the 2nd door of the cupboard closed after the other has been unlocked using the key.

The roll-top can be locked so the entire unit is securely locked without much effort.

The entire bureau and top cupboard is carved with lots of details such as a group of owls, flowers and other details which you can see in the images below.

Condition. Excellent with beautiful patina and oiled finish.
Signed and dated

The bureau and top cupboard are 2 pieces which makes delivery easy.
Each unit is secured with dowls into the other.

Width 30 inch / 76cm
Depth 19½ inch / 50cm
Height 71 inch / 180cm

Clearance under the pulled out writing desk 26 inch / 66cm


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