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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    A FRENCH BRASS AND RED-STAINED TORTOISESHELL BOULLE MARQUETRY BUREAU MAZARIN**

    PARTS EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BRASS AND RED-STAINED TORTOISESHELL BOULLE MARQUETRY BUREAU MAZARIN**
    PARTS EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with Bérainesque designs above a single frieze drawer flanked by three drawers to either side
    31 in. (79 cm.) high, 57½ in. (146 cm.) wide, 31 in. (79 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Anonymous Sale; Christie's, New York, 28 September 2006, lot 336.