Gentlemen's Repositories

Case furniture of the 18th century, often in the "Chinese style," which incorporate bookshelves behind glassed-in or trelliswork doors over chests of drawers.The design is epitomized in plate XXI of Ince and Mayhew's "Universal System of Household Furniture" (1762).

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gentlemen's repositories
gentleman's repository
repositories, gentlemen's
gentleman's vergaarplaatsen Dutch
gentleman's vergaarplaats Dutch
secretaires de caballero Spanish
secretaire de caballero Spanish
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