01 août 2021

A Chinese export black and gilt-lacquered bureau-cabinet, circa 1730 - 40, probably for the North European market

A Chinese export black and gilt-lacquered bureau-cabinet, circa 1730 - 40, probably for the North European market; 94 in. (239 cm.) high; 45 in. (114 cm.) wide; 25 in. (64 cm.) deep. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Decorated overall with chinoiserie figures in landscapes, flowers and foliage, with a shaped arched cornice centred by a shell above a pair of mirrored doors, the stepped architectural interior fitted with an arrangement of drawers, recesses and document slides behind pierced sliding... [Lire la suite]