early 18th Century
A South German Baroque bureau cabinet with a rectangular molded cornice above a pair of panelled cross banded doors enclosing an elaborate interior with pigeonholes, twelve drawers, a glass doored cabinet, and a slide. The bottom half is a secretary with angled lid which flips down as a writing surface enclosing drawers, pigeonholes, and a fitted leather surface above four drawers with an indented center section. Sits on bun feet.
walnut, brass, glass, leather
Overall: 82 x 24 x 45 in. (208.3 x 61 x 114.3 cm)
Belonged to J.B. Duke, Newport
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