• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 504

    A FRENCH TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS-INLAID EBONIZED BOULLE MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS-INLAID EBONIZED BOULLE MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with three quarter gallery above a pair of panelled doors and drawers, above the serpentine-shaped top with blue velvet lined slide, above a drawer, on cabriole legs
    130 cm. high x 75 cm. wide x 50 cm. deep


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