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Bureau

Museum-Reserve of A.S Pushkin

Museum-Reserve of A.S Pushkin

Rectangular bureau in the Jacob style on four round legs, decorated with bronze rods and plates. It has a drop front in the shape of a quarter cylinder. The upper part of the bureau has three drawers with knobs of yellow metal. The front of the drawers and the sides are paneled. In between the drawers there are three vertical flutings, and the top and bottom edges are marked with profile broaching. The upper panel is topped with a bronze openwork rim. In the middle part of the bureau there is the drop front shaped as a quarter cylinder, with two handles on a mounting of yellow metal. The cover and sides are paneled; and the sidewalls have three flutings on the outside surface. The front closes with a key. Under the top there is a shelf, under which there are three drawers with metal handles. The middle part of the bureau seems to lie on the table top, the middle of which is a pull-out board with green cloth. The side-bar has one drawer with metal handle. The drawer and the side-bar are paneled. The side-bar is decorated with fluting. The bureau stands on four round legs, tapering downwards and with four flutings on each. The top and bottom of the legs are clad in profiled cylindrical sleeves. All the panels are decorated with brass rods, and the edge of the table with brass plates.

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