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    Sale 7569

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

    19 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD VITRINE

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 1185, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD VITRINE
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 1185, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The shaped brèche violette marble top over an arched cornice, above a central bombé glazed door set with a foliate-cast ormolu frame and with similarly mounted glazed sides, the mirrored interior with pale-green silk damask-lined base and fitted with three adjustable glass shelves, the angles set with floral clasps, above a shaped apron with central 'crab' mount, on cabriole legs with acanthus-cast sabots, signed F. Linke to the top right clasp, the lock engraved to the reverse CT LINKE/SERRURERIE/PARIS/1185
    66 in. (165.5 cm.) high; 35½ in. (90 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep


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