• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 478

    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND ROSEWOOD LINE INLAID SECRETAIRE A ABBATANT

    OF TRANSISTIONAL STYLE, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND ROSEWOOD LINE INLAID SECRETAIRE A ABBATANT
    OF TRANSISTIONAL STYLE, CIRCA 1900
    The later white marble top above a faux three drawer fall front enclosing a writing surface, frieze drawers and compartments, above four drawers
    49½ in. (126 cm.) high; 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) wide; 13 in. (33 cm.) deep


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