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    Sale 2157

    European Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries and Carpets

    16 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 163

    A BLACK-LACQUERED EBONIZED AND MIRRORED BUREAU PLAT

    STAMPED JANSEN, 20TH CENTURY

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    A BLACK-LACQUERED EBONIZED AND MIRRORED BUREAU PLAT
    STAMPED JANSEN, 20TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top above three freize drawers on square tapering legs, the whole with inset mirror panels punctuated by ormolu rosettes, stamped JANSEN to right frieze drawer
    32 in. (81 cm.) high, 54 in. (137.5 cm.) wide, 30¼ in. (76.5 cm.) deep


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    A related mirrored-glass desk, circa 1940-60, is illstrated in J. Archer Abbott, Jansen Furniture, New York, 2007, p.292.