12 - 13 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 5,250
A LATE LOUIS XVI BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONY BANDED SECRETAIRE A ABBATANT
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, NORTH EUROPEAN OR BELGIAN
The rounded rectangular white veined grey marble top above a frieze drawer, the panelled fall-front concealing an interior fitted with a green leather-lined writing surface, various pigeon holes and open compartments and six small drawers, above three long panelled drawers on toupie tapering feet, the brass geometric inlay banding probably added at a later date, with Pietro Accorsi trade label, numbered '1129'
57½ in. (146 cm.) high; 38¾ in. (97.5 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep
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With Pietro Accorsi, Turin.