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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED BUREAU PLAT

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED BUREAU PLAT
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular red leather-lined top mounted with a moulded edge, above a shaped frieze fitted with a central drawer flanked to each side by a further bank of three bow-fronted drawers, the reverse with simulated drawers, the sides centred by female masks, on canted square tapering legs joined by X-shaped stretchers, the end mounts probably replaced
    31 in. (79 cm.) high; 72½ in. (184 cm.) wide; 34½ in. (88 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Galerie Mechiche, Paris.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN