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    Sale 5910

    Christie's Interiors

    28 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED, EBONISED, RED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY SCRETAIRE A ABBATANT

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED, EBONISED, RED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY SCRETAIRE A ABBATANT
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The later shaped white marble top above a fall-front inlaid to simulate three drawers, enclosing a leather writing surface and internal compartments, above four drawers on plinth base, the reverse with depository label JOHN BARNES & Co. Ltd. name indistinct in pencil
    47½ in. (121 cm.) high; 30 in. (76.5 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep


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