• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 7750

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL, EBONY AND EBONISED 'BOULLE' CENTRE-TABLE

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL, EBONY AND EBONISED 'BOULLE' CENTRE-TABLE
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The première partie top with scrolling foliage and arabesques, on 'S'-scrolled legs joined by a tier, on spirally-turned feet
    31¾ in. (80.50 cm.) high; 38½ in. (98 cm.) diameter


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