Syrian Marquetry Desk
Marquetry wooden desk with a flip-up lid covering extra storage, as well as small drawers and an accompanying letterbox. This type of furniture, Western in design and structure but wholly covered with the traditional Islamic marquetry work, was made for export to Europe and sale in the Middle-Eastern bazaars to Westerners on the grand tour.
Circa: First half of 20th Century
Material: Wood Marquetry / Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: 39" H X 24.5" D X 24" W
Inventory number: FR1458