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    Sale 7568

    Seven Centuries: Italian Works of Art From Palazzo Odescalchi, Rome

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 329

    AN ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED WALNUT, BURR-WALNUT AND OLIVE PARQUETRY BUREAU

    ROMAN, MID-18TH CENTURY

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    AN ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED WALNUT, BURR-WALNUT AND OLIVE PARQUETRY BUREAU
    ROMAN, MID-18TH CENTURY
    Banded overall and inlaid with fruitwood lines, the rectangular top above a slanted fall-front inlaid with a patera enclosing a fitted interior with four drawers, two open compartments a lidded well with two secret drawers, the writing surface centered by a roundel, above three serpentine drawers flanked by canted angles inlaid with foliage and on a plinth base with bracket feet
    45½ in. (115.5 cm.) high; 53 in. (135 cm.) wide; 29 in. (74 cm.) deep


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