Nasrid Dynasty Revival Furniture, A Fine Wooden Hispao-Moresque Cylinder Writing Roll-Top Bureau and Cabinet Fitted on a Matching Drawers Stand Inlaid with Bone, Ivory & Parquetry Wood Work, Decorated with Geometrical Designs, Probably Granada-Spain Circa Late 19th Early 20th.. Century.

Identification Number: 581


The Rectangular shaped top with a rolling cover to unravel a plane surface used for writing and the backside has various drawers and compartments used to keep paperwork and stationery.


The lower side also has various drawers and compartments all are beautifully decorated with various geometrical designs in bone and various types of wood.


Also, the cabined is decorated with various cusped shaped arches.


(This item contains a little percentage of ivory therefore it had been registered for exemption, declaration reference no. BJQC566V).


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For various related Hispanic cabinets, please see

El Mueble En Espana, Siglos XVI-XVII, Furniture in Spain from the XVI-XVII, By Maria Paz Aglio Alonso, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas Ediciones Antiqvaris S.A. (Superior Council of scientific investigations), Madrid, 1993, ISBN: 84-86508-32-0. By Rafael Domenech (galissa) & Luis Perez Bueno, The Archive Press, New York, 1965,
Antique Spanish Furniture, Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 64-25672.

Hispanic Furniture, From the Fifteenth Through the Eighteenth Century, By Grace Hardendorff Burr, The Archive Press, New York 1964, Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 64-22364.