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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BUREAU DE DAME

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BUREAU DE DAME
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Crossbanded and featherbanded overall, the rectangular top above a hinged shaped sloping front centred by a quarter-veneered shaped panel and fitted with a gilt-tooled black leather lined writing-surface to the reverse, enclosing three open compartments, five shaped drawers and a concealed compartment, above two frieze drawers and a shaped apron, with shaped sides, on cabriole legs terminating in foliate sabots, inscribed in chalk '7043', stamped 'SCHWINKENGS'
    35 in. (89 cm.) high; 31¾ in. (80.5 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
    (LOTS 141-146)