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Description
Scotch chest. Veneer wood bureau in two sections. Upper section has four drawers. Top drawer folds down to reveal green felt or velvet writing surface and five drawers, one cupboard and ten compartments. Bottom section has a further two drawers. All main drawers have brass locks and handles. Four iron handles, two on each side. Black stained decorative molding about edges. Carved claw style feet. Thought to be marquetry inlay about drawer fronts.
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Media/materials description
Wood, and metal hinges and handles. Green felt inner lining.
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Measurements
0 - Whole = Height (mm) = 1290mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 1130mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 1110mm
0 - Whole = Depth (mm) = 53mm
Collection
Accession number
NPM993.18.190
Credit line
Bureau. Nelson Provincial Museum, Ovens Collection: NPM993.18.190

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