Lot 103
Property of Various Owners

Indo-Portuguese Baroque Style Partial Ebonized Ebony and Mahogany Stained Satinwood Slant-Front Bureau
Probably Goa, 18th-19th Century
The fall-front writing lid opening to view a concave and serpentine architectural amphitheater with a central double-concave raised panel prospect door enclosing two pigeonholes and a concave drawer flanked by two document drawers and an arrangement of six pigeonholes and nine drawers over a sliding-panel well compartment. Possibly originated with an upper section; brass tear-drop pulls probably original; feet probably replaced; various chips and wear to ebonized decoration; ebonized decoration of a later date; one side handle broken.
Height: 43 in (109.2 cm); Width: 38-3/4 in (98.4 cm); Depth: 22-1/2 in (57.2 cm)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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