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    Sale 5343

    Christie's Interiors

    8 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 121

    A FRENCH BRASS MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT

    OF DIRECTOIRE STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH BRASS MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT
    OF DIRECTOIRE STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The gilt tooled writing surface flanked by drawer slides, the drawer stencilled with 1163
    30½in. (75cm.) high; 52in. (132cm.) wide; 28in. (71cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    By repute, used for the signing of the Swedish treaty at the end of World War II