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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi Volume II Session II

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 517

    A NORTH ITALIAN TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, FRUITWOOD AND EBONY-BANDED CYLINDER BUREAU BOOKCASE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, PIEDMONT OR GENOA

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    A NORTH ITALIAN TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, FRUITWOOD AND EBONY-BANDED CYLINDER BUREAU BOOKCASE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, PIEDMONT OR GENOA
    The upper section with four double glazed doors flanked by simulated fluting above a central quarter-veneered roll-top with foliate-wrapped trailing border enclosing a fitted interior with a green leather-lined sliding writing surface, and five variously shaped drawers, above two conformingly veneered doors concealing an interior fitted with one shelf, flanked by two side drawers above a door to each side, on square tapering legs, the central section originally in a niche, the sides later
    88½ in. (225 cm.) high; 69½ in. (176.5 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48.5 cm.) deep


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