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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 233

    AN AUSTRIAN BRASS-MOUNTED WALNUT, FIGURED-WALNUT, FRUITWOOD AND MARQUETRY BUREAU-CABINET

    MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN BRASS-MOUNTED WALNUT, FIGURED-WALNUT, FRUITWOOD AND MARQUETRY BUREAU-CABINET
    MID 18TH CENTURY
    Banded and crossbanded overall and inlaid with interlacing strapwork, the moulded incurved cornice above a central cupboard door enclosing a fitted interior with six drawers and a central locking mechanism, surrounded by ten drawers, above a hinged slope flanked by two drawers, the base section with three incurved long drawers, on bun feet, with paper label inscribed 7 and brass plaque stamped 252
    178 cm. high x 140 cm. wide x 81 cm. deep


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    Provenance

    Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, 1965.
    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1999.
    Vienna, 2006.