• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 284

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU AND SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN-MOUNTED EBONIZED SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU AND SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN-MOUNTED EBONIZED SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The brèche marble top above a central fall-front applied with porcelain plaques on turquoise ground, the interior fitted with four short drawers, the angles mounted with caryatids, on tapering legs joined by an undertier and mirrored backsplash
    50¼ in. (127.6 cm.) high, 27 (68.5 cm.) wide, 16½ in. (41.9 cm.) deep


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