6 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 22,100
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
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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Galerie Mechiche, Paris.
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