A hardwood four-drawer desk
Late Qing/Republic period
Constructed with a single-ection floating panel to the top, carefully beaded edges to the rectangular case and the four legs terminating in horse-hoof feet, the front articulated with a pair of two smaller drawers separating a larger drawer at each end, all with brass bail handles set on chased back plates shaped as butterflies (staining, shrinkage at joints).
33 x 47 3/4 x 25 1/2in (84 x 121.5 x 65cm)
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