• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 711

    A RUSSIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE

    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE
    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The sloping top fitted with a gilt-tooled red leather-lined writing surface above two simulated adjustable drawers actioned by a ratchet handle above a baize-lined surface and a further four drawers, flanked by Corinthian capitals, on shaped bracket feet, the interior branded with interlaced 'DR', feet and metalwork later
    42 in. (106.5 cm.) high; 45¾ in. (116.5 cm.) wide; 25¼ in. (64 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 710-712)