• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 354

    A NORTH EUROPEAN PARCEL-GILT MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE DRESSING TABLE

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH EUROPEAN PARCEL-GILT MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE DRESSING TABLE
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular breakfront super-structure surmounted by a rectangular mirror with beaded edge and swan-neck supports, the architectural facade with a central cupboard door enclosing a mirrored slide and two drawers concealing further hidden drawers and flanked to each side by a column, drawers and a shaped door enclosing further drawers, the base with similarly rounded top above a frieze drawer fitted with a writing slide and a compartment, flanked by shaped cupboard doors each enclosing three angled drawers, on turned feet
    64 in. (163 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 300-385)