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    Sale 7614

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND TULIPWOOD BIBLIOTHEQUE

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND TULIPWOOD BIBLIOTHEQUE
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Of breakfront form, the pierced-loop acanthus frieze above two glazed doors flanked to each side by a pilaster with a convex quarter-veneered door headed by a beaded mask amidst scrolled-acanthus, the interior fitted with four adjustable shelves, on a stepped plinth, the central lock-plate engraved F. Linke/a Paris
    67¼ in. (171 cm.) high; 91 in. (231 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep


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    Please see lot 103 for a note on François Linke.

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