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  • n. A cupboard for filing.

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French

Examples

  • - "Louis XVI Bureau Plat with Marquetry and gilt bronze mounted by G Haupt, Stockholm 1770, including cartonnier … Mr. Buggins claimed that Mr. Hobbs supplied him with photographs showing construction details of a 1779 bureau plat cartonnier by George Haupt in a museum in Stockholm, along with an early-20th-century reproduction of the piece, and instructed him to alter the reproduction to make it look like an 18th-century original.

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