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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 335

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU A GRADIN

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU A GRADIN
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Of grand proportions, the superstructure with three-quarter gallery above ten short mahogany-lined drawers and a gilt-tooled black leather-lined writing surface, above two drawers and a coffre-fort, on turned tapering fluted legs with toupie feet, the drawers of the superstructure variously numbered and inscribed in pencil with later divide to central knee hole, with a paper label to underside of top inscribed 'No 2122 de Pierrelatte Chapon 21 t... (?)'
    46½ in. (118 cm.) high; 70¾ in. (179.5 cm.) wide; 47 in. (119.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Anthony Outred, London, where bought by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot should bear the title Property of a Gentleman.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN