• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2235

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 918

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND AMARANTH SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT,

    STAMPED 'J. STUMPFF' AND 'JME', CIRCA 1765,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND AMARANTH SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT,
    STAMPED 'J. STUMPFF' AND 'JME', CIRCA 1765,
    with a striated red and grey marble top above a fall-front with fitted interior, with rosewood-banded writing surface, stamped to left side beneath marble
    55¾in. (141.5cm.) high, 37¾in. (96cm.) wide, 15in. (38cm.) deep


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    Jean Chrysostome Stumpff, maître in 1766.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the hinged element from one drawer pull detached and retained.