A Chinese Export lacquered writing cabinet
mid 19th century
In three sections, overall chinoiserie decorated with figures in formal garden landscapes in various pursuits within main foliate trailing borders; the upper case enclosed by a pair of paneled doors enclosing a fitted interior of pigeonholes and drawers about two cupboards, the lower section with dual hinged lids opening to reveal lidded and open compartments with drawer below fitted with a ratcheted writing surface and open compartments, raised on angular cabriole legs ending in paw feet.
height 53in (135cm); width 25in (64cm); depth 24in (61cm)
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