• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 414

    A LOUIS-PHILIPPE MAHOGANY AND ROSEWOOD SECRETAIRE-A-ABBATANT

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS-PHILIPPE MAHOGANY AND ROSEWOOD SECRETAIRE-A-ABBATANT
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The later grey fossil marble top above a frieze drawer to the moulded frieze and fall front enlosing line-inlaid and marine ivory mounted drawers, with a two door cupboard enclosing a shelf
    59½ in. (151 cm.) high; 41½ in. (105.5 cm.) wide; 18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Purchased, Sotheby's, 12 October 1973