An Antique Italian Walnut Lombardy Bureau Cabinet

A Good Lombardy Bureau Cabinet of the 18th Century

Constructed in a well patinated walnut; rising from scrolled feet, supporting a bombe form base with three inset shaped long drawers; the lockable drop front fall encloses two banks of three shaped small drawers with  a sliding well to the centre, having engraved steel hinged supports; the upper part having two candle slides and a pair of doors inset with mercury plate mirrors, which enclose three shelves, surmounted by a shaped cornice; the whole comprehensively decorated with shaped and swept ebonised mouldings.

Italian, Circa 1750

‘L’Arte del Legno e del Mobile in Italia’ by Silvano Colombo, published by Branante Editrice in 1981 shows on plates 389-394, very similar Lombarby bureaus and bureau cabinets.

See also ‘Il Mobile Lombardo’ by Andrea Disertori, published De Vecchi Editore 1992 pp 163-199 for similar examples.

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Dimensions 23 x 47.5 x 76.5 in

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Material:
Walnut
Period:
18th Century
Condition:
Excellent condition
Style:
Lombardy
Creation Date:
C.1750

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  • Store Name: Butchoff Antiques
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