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09:41 May 26, 2001
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: bureau plat.
Description of an antique desk. I can't figure out what "plat." is an abbreviation for.
Traci A.
English translation:Bureau plat
Explanation:
It's not an abbrevation - it's just bureau plat (plat means flat in French) and it stays the same
"Fine quality French bureau plat made in the style of Louis XVI. Plum pudding mahogany with delicate turned and fluted legs and inlaid brass molded decoration. Good color and rich patination. Original brown leather top. France c. 1860. 51” long 28” deep 29 1/2” high "

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Bureau plat


Explanation:
It's not an abbrevation - it's just bureau plat (plat means flat in French) and it stays the same
"Fine quality French bureau plat made in the style of Louis XVI. Plum pudding mahogany with delicate turned and fluted legs and inlaid brass molded decoration. Good color and rich patination. Original brown leather top. France c. 1860. 51” long 28” deep 29 1/2” high "

Angela



Angela Arnone
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