This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

A rare Chinese-made desk made in amboyna wood with a fitted bookcase above; the centre drawer with a writing slope on a ratchet, the right hand drawer with a movable pen box.

All the lower drawers lock with a clever mechanism accessed from the kneehole. The shaped cornice is also in amboyna and the original hairy paw feet and the drawer knobs are in ebony; Chinese characters under some of the drawers.

Circa: 1840

Moxhams Stock Number: CA305


Width: 42½'' / 108cm Height: 60½'' / 153.5cm Depth: 25'' / 63.5cm

Condition report

Good condition

Stock number

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