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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 254

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Inlaid overall with quarter-veneered and parquetry panels, the moulded rounded and serpentine-shaped top inset with a gilt-tooled green leather-lined writing surface above three frieze drawers and three simulated drawers to the reverse, on cabriole legs terminating in acanthus sabots, with brass plaque stamped 825
    75 cm. high x 162 cm. wide x 81 cm. deep


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    Provenance

    Bern, 1998.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 2006.
    Vienna, 2006.
    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 2006.