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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    A CARLOS IV AMARANTH, SATINWOOD, STAINED FRUITWOOD AND EBONY CYLINDER BUREAU

    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CARLOS IV AMARANTH, SATINWOOD, STAINED FRUITWOOD AND EBONY CYLINDER BUREAU
    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Inlaid overall with beaded lines, the rectangular top above a roll-top centred by a lozenge and enclosing an interior with fitted drawers and a gilt-tooled red leather-lined writing surface, above two similarly panelled drawers, the sides inlaid conformingly, on square tapering legs with simulated fluting, terminating in block feet, with remains of paper label inscribed 'Marchese LUIGI ANTICI-MATTEI /... De..specchi N.13 p.2/....', another inscribed '50', and with paper inventory label inscribed 'R387'
    47¼ in. (120 cm.) high; 43¼ in. (110 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN