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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 133, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 133, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top above a a breakfront frieze set with three drawers, the reverse similarly decorated with false drawers, the sides centered with masks, on cabriole legs with satyr terminals and paw sabots, the lock-plate stamped CT LINKE/SERRURERIE/PARIS and with index number 133
    30 ¼ in. (76.5 cm.) high, 55 ¼ in. (140.5 cm.) wide, 31 ½ in. (80 cm.) deep


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    Produced in a variety of sizes and parquet finishes, index number 133 was among Linke's favorite designs and the ébéniste worked at an example of the largest in his personal at study at 32 Quai Henry IV in Paris (C. Payne, François Linke: The Belle Epoque of French Furniture, Woodbridge, 2003, pp. 438-9).

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    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION