21 November 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 10,000
A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND GREEN-STAINED MARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE
The oval grey-veined white marble top above a drawer fitted with a leather-lined hinged writing surface and compartments, another drawer and a door opening to a marble-lined interior, inscribed twice in blue chalk '55-638'
32in. (81cm.) high, 17in. (43cm.) wide, 13¼in. (33.5cm.) deep
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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