Two photographs depicting an escritoire at Groot Constantia. It originally belonged to the Steyn family. The flap has an inlay of birds and foliage; the second photograph shows the escritoire with the flap down. See also description on p. 89, Figures 118 and 119 on p. 98, and Plate 26 (measured by Monte Bryer and drawn by Pearse) of the 1960 edition of prof. Geoffrey Pearse's book "Eighteenth Century Furniture in South Africa".
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