Chinoiserie Lacca Povera Orange Painted Bureau Cabinet

c. 1780

the pair of paneled doors enclosing shelves, above a fall front concealing an interior fitted with drawers, hidden column drawers and pigeon holes, the sliding writing surface set in dummy drawer, above three graduated drawers, raised on bracket feet

height 214 cm width 91 cm depth 50 cm
Acquired through David Jones Gallery, Sydney, in 1966, Fairwater: The Collection of Sir Warwick and Lady Fairfax AC OBE, Bonham’s, Sept 2019, lot 58, Conley & Co., Double Bay, Private Collection, Sydney
Exhibited at Fine and Decorative Art, David Jones Gallery, Sydney, 21 July - 13 August 1966, cat. 50
  • EStimate $6,000 - $8,000
  • sold $22,091 Incl BP
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