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Italian Handcarved Walnut Bombe Buffet #723

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  • Genuine walnut hutch, 1:12" scale
  • 6-7/8" tall x 4-1/2" wide x 2-3/8" deep at widest points
  • Original box, in like-new condition
  • Paper sticker "Made in Colombia Exclusively for Sonia Messer"
  • Italian Handcarved Walnut line, "circa 1777-1821"

I understand that "Bombe" (sometimes misspelled "Bombay") furniture originated in France in the early 1700's as a reaction to the stricter squareness of the Louis XIV style. Its distinctive curved oriental feeling was revived, as all classic furniture styles eventually are, about a century later.

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