Medici Secretaire

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This is one of the pieces of furniture in our collection. It was made in Italy in circa 1760.
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Measurements
1020 x 515 x 1030mm
Media
Italian walnut with ivory inlay
Description
Secretaire of varnished wood with ivory decorative inlay. 4 drawers with a hinged angled top. A line of figures in various positions range across the hinged top. On the drawers the decoration is of flowers, vines and birds.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Bequeathed by Mrs W. J. Caccia-Birch, Marton, 1927
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
27 May 2003

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Accession Number:
1927/1/1