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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 336

    A SWISS 'BLACK FOREST' CARVED LINDEN DRESSING TABLE

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY PETER TRAUFFER, ST.MORITZ

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS 'BLACK FOREST' CARVED LINDEN DRESSING TABLE
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY PETER TRAUFFER, ST.MORITZ
    The swivel bevelled mirror with oak leaf and bear surround, the stem as a tree trunk with a seated bear
    59¼ in. (150.5 cm.) high; 26½ in. (67.3 cm.) wide; 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Arenski, Daniels and Daniels Swiss Carvings, Woodbridge, 2005, no.185, page 118.