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Jac. van den Bosch for 't Binnenhuis
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Jac. van den Bosch for 't Binnenhuis

AN EBONY AND PALMWOOD INLAID OAK WRITING DESK

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Jac. van den Bosch for 't Binnenhuis
AN EBONY AND PALMWOOD INLAID OAK WRITING DESK
The rectangular top with tambour shutter, enclosing a sand-coloured felt lined writing surface
110 cm. high x 130.5 cm. wide x 77 cm. deep
Branded artist's monogram and metal tag 't Binnenhuis Raadhuisstraat Amsterdam
Provenance
J. van Kerckhof, Amsterdam
Thence by descent
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Lot Essay

This desk is a variation on opus 828 and opus 1716. A similar desk was part of Jac. van den Bosch' own office at 't Binnenhuis

See: Lieske Tibbe et.al., Jac. van den Bosch 1868-1948, Assen/Eindhoven, 1986, p. 59, ill. 43a for a contemporary illustration of the privékantoor of Jac. van den Bosch at the Raadhuisstraat in Amsterdam, circa 1910.

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