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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 92

    AN ANGLO-INDIAN IVORY-INLAID EBONY MINIATURE DESK**

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN ANGLO-INDIAN IVORY-INLAID EBONY MINIATURE DESK**
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, decorated with floral inlay, with a fall front, which opens to reveal a fitted interior, above three short frieze drawers, a pair of drawers and a long drawer, on ball feet
    20½ in. (52 cm.) high, 19¼ in. (49 cm.) wide, 9½ in. (24 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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

    Bought from Kentshire Galleries, New York in 1986.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOT 92)