secretary wood, set in ivory and partly painted. Narrow, straight plinth on high square legs, below connected on three sides by webs. Drawer divided into two
parts in a flat body, pull-outs on both sides as support for the sloping writing flap.
Behind it is a structured office division with a red setting of a round-arched framed compartment and small drawers. On the outer front, a tree-covered Asian landscape with a festively dressed Japanese woman carrying a sunshade is relieved. H. 107 cm.
Seven foot by forty-four.
A Chippendale writing cabinet with Asian landscape and woman.
England. Second half of the 19th century.
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