• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    A LOUIS XVI TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The associated rectangular liver and white marble top above a fall-front opening to an interior fitted with a leather-lined writing surface and tooled leather-fronted and inlaid drawers above a pair of cabinet doors opening to a shelved interior, inscribed in red paint on marble 'G-11' and in black ink and red chalk multiple times 'C772X' and with a paper shipping label
    52¼ in. (132.5 cm.) high, 38 in., (96.5 cm.) wide, 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep


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