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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41

    A SOUTH EUROPEAN ROSEWOOD MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR**

    PROBABLY MUNICH, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH EUROPEAN ROSEWOOD MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR**
    PROBABLY MUNICH, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with three quarter gallery surrounding a string-inlaid floral spray panel above five string-inlaid drawers flanked by floral spray panels and drawers on a pull-out tooled leather writing surface flanked by floral spray panels over a frieze drawer raised on fluted Gothic arched engaged columns and a scrolled trestle base joined by a floral-inlaid Gothic-arched stretcher
    40½ in. (103 cm.) high, 38½ in. (98 cm.) wide, 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    Related rosewood-inlaid examples to this desk are illustrated in Pracht and Zermoniell, Die Möbel der Residenz München Munich, 2002, fig. 98.

    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.