• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 711

    A MARQUETRY AND CROSSBANDED SATINWOOD SECRETAIRE COMMODE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING GEORGE III ELEMENTS

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    A MARQUETRY AND CROSSBANDED SATINWOOD SECRETAIRE COMMODE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING GEORGE III ELEMENTS
    Of breakfront form, the top with central oval marquetry panel, above a central drawer with secretaire fall-front and small leather inset writing surface and two drawers with ivory handles, above a central cupboard decorated with a musical trophy and enclosing a shelf on square tapering feet
    35½ in. (90 cm.) high; 42½ in. (108 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38.2 cm.) deep


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