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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD WRITING-TABLE**

    CIRCA 1815

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD WRITING-TABLE**
    CIRCA 1815
    The rectangular top with a fan-pierced gallery to three sides, above a frieze with two mahogany-lined drawers on each side, on trestle supports joined by a serpentine stretcher, on paw feet with casters
    31½ in. (80 cm.) high, 46½ in. (118 cm.) wide, 70½ in. (28.5 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    with Stair & Company, New York.
    Ambassador Robert M. McKinney, Virginia.