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    Sale 5908

    Christie's Interiors

    14 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 288

    A NAPOLEON III GILT-METAL MOUNTED BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY AND RESTORED

    Price Realised  

    A NAPOLEON III GILT-METAL MOUNTED BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY AND RESTORED
    The top decorated overall with scrolling foliage above three frieze drawers on cabriole legs headed by cherub cast mounts and sabot feet, the mounts re-gilt
    29¼ in. (74.5 cm.) high; 65¼ in. (166 cm.) wide; 29¼ in. (75 cm.) deep


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