• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 426

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT

    BY L. CUEUNIERES, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT
    BY L. CUEUNIERES, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The moulded rectangular top with gilt-tooled brown leather-lined writing surface above three frieze drawers and three conforming dummy drawers to the reverse, on fluted square tapering legs and toupie feet, stamped to the underside L.Cueunieres ebeniste
    76 cm. high x 130 cm. wide x 76 cm. deep


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    L. Cuenieres jeune is listed at 10, rue Villehardouin from 1870. The atelier specialised in restoration and reproductions of 18th century style furniture.

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