• The Sunday Sale - Property fro auction at Christies

    Sale 5974

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Academy of Medical Sciences, removed from 41 Portland Place, W1 and The Robert Harling Collection

    13 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 122

    A CHINESE EXPORT PADOUK AMBOYNA CAMPHORWOOD IVORY-INLAID AND EBONISED SECRETAIRE CAMPAIGN-CHEST

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE EXPORT PADOUK AMBOYNA CAMPHORWOOD IVORY-INLAID AND EBONISED SECRETAIRE CAMPAIGN-CHEST
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular pegged top above a hinged-drawer enclosing a green leather writing-surface and an arrangement of drawers and pigeon-holes, inscribed with Chinese characters, centred by a cupboard, below three long graduated drawers with recessed brass handles and side carrying handles on paw feet
    41½ in. (105 cm.) high; 39½ in. (100 cm.) wide; 20½ in. (52 cm.) deep


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