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A MALTESE OLIVEWOOD, CROSSBANDED AND LINE INLAID SERPENTINE BUREAU
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A MALTESE OLIVEWOOD, CROSSBANDED AND LINE INLAID SERPENTINE BUREAU

18TH CENTURY

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A MALTESE OLIVEWOOD, CROSSBANDED AND LINE INLAID SERPENTINE BUREAU
18th century
With burr-veneered cartouche panels, the quarter-veneered interior fitted with two drawers and three open compartments
44½in. (113cm.) high, 51in. (130cm.) wide, 23in. (58cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

With similarities to bureaux illustrated in Antique Maltese Furniture by Joseph Galea-Naudi and Denise Micallef, fig 89, p 84, and Guide to Maltese Furniture 1700-1900 by the same authors, fig 34, p 61.
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