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Charming Early 20th Century Italian Provincial Painted Secretary Desk


This fetching two part grey painted secretary desk features an upper cabinet crowned by shaped pediments above two-panel doors opening up to a shelved and paper lined interior. The lower part offers a slant front opening up to a Venetian red interior fitted with small drawers flanking an open compartment with shaped gilt wood apron and a painted writing surface above two long drawers and elegantly shaped cabriole legs.


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  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 84.5 in. x W 35.5 in. x D 16.25 in.

    H 214.63 cm x W 90.17 cm x D 41.28 cm

  • Seller location
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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