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A very low reserve to start the auction off for this excellent piece of period Italian timber marquetry or, timber inlaid drop front bureau.

Beautifully constructed with delicate legs and general proportion. The Inlaid, marquetry work is excellent featuring various fruit woods and ribbon wood. The Bureau opens to reveal a writing surface with rare arrangements of pigeon holes and internal drawers.

It is solid and sturdy with no borer. There are some general signs of wear as to be expected of pieces this vintage. Can be used as is or an excellent candidate for restoration etc.

Measuring 94cm total height; 70cm total length; total depth when closed 41cm; ground to writing surface 70cm; ground to bottom of drawer 55cm.

Inspections and pick ups are always welcomed at Norman Lesser Drive, St. Johns, Auckland for your peace of mind.

Please satisfy yourselves before bidding. Happy to assist with your own freight arrangements or I can arrange trade quotes on your behalf.

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