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A VENETIAN POLYCHROME LACCA POVERA BUREAU CABINET, in three sections, decorated overall with panels depicting landscapes with elegant figures travelling, talking or at sea within shaped floral and foliate borders, the concave-sided upper section with shaped arched cresting and segmental pediment centred by an oval panel of an old man and a seated woman, with moulded cornice above a pair of shaped glazed doors enclosing three serpentine shelves, the serpentine-sided middle section with serpentine hinged slope enclosing an interior of pigeon-holes and drawers decorated with similar scenes on a red-painted ground, the top of the base decorated with foliage within shaped cartouches, above three serpentine drawers and canted angles with arched recesses decorated with pendant flowers, with serpentine sides and on stepped plinth base and bracket feet, restorations and some redecoration, particularly to the interior, mid-18th Century

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A VENETIAN POLYCHROME LACCA POVERA BUREAU CABINET, in three sections, decorated overall with panels depicting landscapes with elegant figures travelling, talking or at sea within shaped floral and foliate borders, the concave-sided upper section with shaped arched cresting and segmental pediment centred by an oval panel of an old man and a seated woman, with moulded cornice above a pair of shaped glazed doors enclosing three serpentine shelves, the serpentine-sided middle section with serpentine hinged slope enclosing an interior of pigeon-holes and drawers decorated with similar scenes on a red-painted ground, the top of the base decorated with foliage within shaped cartouches, above three serpentine drawers and canted angles with arched recesses decorated with pendant flowers, with serpentine sides and on stepped plinth base and bracket feet, restorations and some redecoration, particularly to the interior, mid-18th Century 100in.(254cm.)high; 61in.(155cm.)wide; 28¾in.(73cm.)deep
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