Description

    AN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE REVIVAL DESK AND CABINET
    Probably Florence, Italy, circa 1870-1890
    Unmarked
    58-1/2 x 52 x 25-1/4 inches (148.6 x 132.1 x 64.1 cm)

    The desk with ivory stringing and elaborate ivory inlay of grotesques amidst a ground of arabesque design set with hard stones, desk with ball and taper legs connected by a shaped stretcher, over-desk with central broken pediment above door, flanked by three stacked drawers and on the outer ends a door over drawer, writing surface set with ivory panel depicting Venus rising from the sea.




    Condition Report*:

    generally in good condition with lifting and some loss to inlay, nicks and scratches to wood commensurate with age

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    26th Wednesday
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