Stunning walnut papelera or contador with ebonised latticework and iron handles.
Beautiful Papelera or Contador with incised and ebonised latticework on the fall front and an iron lock, chain and carrying handles at the side. It has an arrangement of nine drawers inside each with a small ivory handle. This fabulous piece of Spanish craftsmanship dates to about 1650 and possibly originated in Mallorca.
Warning: As this item contains ivory it is subject to CITES regulations. Details can be found at www.defra.gov.uk
Condition: Later bun feet. Repairs to the drawer linings.
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