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Madeira Writing Desk

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A fine marquetry and parquetry writing box attributable to the workshop of Antonio Jose D’abreu, the lid with an inlaid view of an island, presumably off the Madeira coast. 

Antonio Jose D’abreu won awards for excellence in cabinet making at the Madeira Exhibitions of 1850 and at those in Porto in 1857 and 1862.

His workshop was on Rua Do Mercado De S. Joao, Madeira. Circa 1860. 

17 1/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in  

Item Code: 3321

£ 975

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