19 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 12,500
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY WRITING-TABLE
BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The shaped rectangular top with banded central panel of cube-parquetry, above a serpentine frieze with foliate-cast frame, the front fitted with a drawer and centred by a beared mask mount stamped to the reverse FL, the back with crossed torch and arrow quiver, on cabriole legs headed by foliate clasps running to scroll sabots
28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep
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