• Circa: 1930
• Period: Art Deco
• Wood: Figured Walnut
• Item: Bureau / Desk
• Provenance: England, UK
• Size: 2ft 6¼” wide by 1ft 4” deep
• Superb figured walnut veneers
• Vertical hinged fall to top section
• Fitted desk interior + drawer
• Twin cupboards below
• Internal cupboard dividers
• Original working locks & keys
• Classic Art Deco styling
• Curved corners, stepped design & clean lines
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent original condition
• Single piece item
• Free 14-day UK returns
Here is an example of a good quality and unusual shape Art Deco bureau / desk made by Rurka, circa 1930, in excellent original condition. The bureau features a stepped design with a vertical bureau fall on top of a cupboard base. The fall and doors boast stunning mirror matched figured walnut veneers. The vertical fall unlocks and opens to rest horizontally supported two metal side-sliding brackets. Inside, there is a central drawer, which is flanked by multiple dividing compartments. Below, the based two cupboard doors, each featuring the mirror matched figured walnut veneers with a central moulded beading. The doors retain the original working lock and key and elegant brass escutcheons. Inside the base is a large row of divisional compartments. These dividers are ideal for storing paperwork, books or magazines. The bureau incorporates a classic Art Deco styling with curved corners and clean lines.
The bureau features a mellow walnut colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through the years of care and cleaning it has received. This truly is a very beautiful bureau with quality construction and it is original throughout. It is rare to see one in such good condition.
This bureau would look superb in a variety of rooms from the work place to the home office or bedroom. The item would certainly grace any home or office and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This bureau / desk is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no marks, stains or scratches to the top of the desk or inside the compartments. The fall and cupboard doors feature the original working lock and keys. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through the years of care and cleaning it has received. This is a single piece desk; it does not dismantle into sections. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 108.5cm or 42¼” or 3ft 6¼”
External Width = 76.8cm or 30¼” or 2ft 6¼”
External Depth = 40.7cm or 16” or 1ft 4”
Writing height = 76.8cm or 42¼” or 3ft 6¼”
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Ref. Bureau Art Deco 7