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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD BONHEUR DU JOUR

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD BONHEUR DU JOUR
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The serpentine ormolu-moulded cartonnier with pierced rocaille surmount, above a circular clockface and pigeon hole, flanked by a pair of short drawers, set on a shaped top with a yellow leather writing surface, over wavy frieze set with three drawers, on foliate-hipped cabriole legs tapering to scrolled sabots
    45 in. (114.4 cm.) high; 39¾ in. (100 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep


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