Gilt-Gesso Bureau by James Moore

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After having studied and written about the commissions by Dom Joao V from London, it was a privilege to see in London for sale one of the discussed bureaux made by James Moore, certainly for Portugal and most likely for the Portuguese monarch. One of the highlights of the notable sale by Sotheby’s – A Connoisseur’s Collection, the bureau was next to an also fantastic group of anglo-indian ivory furniture made for Warren Hastings. 

 

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