• English Furniture and Clocks auction at Christies

    Sale 7769

    English Furniture and Clocks

    19 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    AN ANGLO-INDIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND HARDWOOD WRITING-TABLE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ANGLO-INDIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND HARDWOOD WRITING-TABLE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with an ebony-inlaid edge above a panelled frieze with two hardwood-lined drawers, the central tablet with confronting lions, above reeded end supports and stretchers on paw feet with inset brass castors, bearing a fragment of a handwritten label '...HT TO ENGLAND BY MARY .... ...834'
    29 in. (75 cm.) high; 49¾ in. (127 cm.) wide; 27½ in. (70 cm.) deep


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