• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND KINGWOOD BUREAU PLAT

    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND KINGWOOD BUREAU PLAT
    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The shaped rectangular red leather-lined writing surface with rockwork clasps to the angles, above a shaped frieze fitted with three drawers, flanked by floral mounts, with conforming arrangement to reverse, on cabriole legs with pierced foliate sabots
    30¾ in. (78 cm.) high; 69¼ in. (176 cm.) wide; 31¾ in. (81 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 35-52)