Late 19th/early 20th century, oak secondary wood, with a beveled rectangular purple and yellow marble-top over a central drop-front hand-painted Chinoiserie-front panel with an inset red leather gilt-highlighted tooled leather writing surface, the interior housing two adjustable shelves over an arrangement of four short drawers aside an open cabinet interior, flanked by two conformingly decorated cabinet doors each enclosing a single adjustable shelf, each over a pull-out tooled red leather writing surface above two short locking drawers centering a locking double-door cabinet fitted with a single adjustable shelf, on incurved foliate sabot-clad feet, 53.75'' H x 68.75'' W x 17.75'' D, est: $4000/6000.

53.75'' H x 68.75'' W x 17.75'' D

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Condition: Overall good condition, with scattered minor scratches and wear to finish of veneer, primarily to base and sides, commensurate with age. An approximately 3''-diameter spot of mildew to interior of drop-front cabinet. Repairs to marble.

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November 17, 2015 3:00 PM PST
Pasadena, CA, US

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