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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD BUREAU PLAT

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD BUREAU PLAT
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The serpentine ormolu-moulded top set with a brown leather writing surface, over a wavy asymetrical frieze applied with chutes, scrolling foliage and suspended garlands, set with a single drawer, the sides and reverse similarly decorated, the angles headed with espagnolettes, on cabriole legs tapering to scrolled sabots, one angle mount bearing spurious signature F. Linke
    31¾ in. (81 cm.) high; 72½ in. (184 cm.) wide; 36 in. (91.5 cm.) deep


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