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    Sale 7812

    Belgravia and Lake Geneva - Two European Collections

    14 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 195

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED AMARANTH, SYCAMORE AND PARQUETRY SECRETAIRE CABINET-ON-STAND

    CIRCA 1880, IN THE MANNER OF MARTIN CARLIN

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED AMARANTH, SYCAMORE AND PARQUETRY SECRETAIRE CABINET-ON-STAND
    CIRCA 1880, IN THE MANNER OF MARTIN CARLIN
    With a bleu turquin marble top and pierced three-quarter gallery, above a frieze drawer, with a fall-front centred by a porcelain roundel, the fitted interior with a gilt-tooled green leather writing surface, flanked to each side by open shelves, the lower part with a central frieze drawer, on tapering octagonal legs joined by a shelf
    55¼in. (140.3 cm.) high; 32½ in. (82.5 cm.) wide; 11 in. (28 cm.) deep


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that subsequent to the catalogue illustration the porcelain plaque fronting this secretaire has been damaged and restored.
    The estimate has been revised to £2,000 - £4,000, and the lot will be sold without a reserve.