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A small bureau or writing cabinet, veneered in burr walnut, the lower section with drawers, the upper section with a mirrored door opening to reveal a bank of small drawers and pigeonholes.
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Object history note
This came to the Museum as part of a bequest by Mr V.B. Crowther-Benyon F.S.A. (See Registered File 52/1176 on Nominal File MA/1/C3396). The Museum nos. for the bequest of furniture run from W.14 to W. 23-1952. He also bequeathed paintings, miniatures and other items, including a beadwork basket to the Museum. The correspondence suggests that all the items had been inherited by Mr Crowther-Benyon.
A small bureau or writing cabinet, of walnut, the lower section with drawers, the upper section with a mirrored door, opening to reveal and bank of drawers and pigeonholes.
Cabinet making; Veneering
Furniture and Woodwork Collection