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    Sale 7466

    Le Goût Steinitz, III

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 441

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT

    BY FRANÇOIS-IGNACE PAPST, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT
    BY FRANÇOIS-IGNACE PAPST, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular gilt-tooled green leather-lined moulded top above three frieze drawers, the central one adorned with palmette mounts, the right drawer fitted with a quadripartite tray and a hinged coffre, the sides with green leather-lined sliding trays and mounted with a floral patera, the reverse with simulated drawers, on cabriole monopodi legs headed by foliate mounts and terminating in paw feet, above cylindrical blocks joined by stretchers mounted with flowerheads, the underside stamped 'F.J. PAPST', escutcheon to central drawer missing
    30¾ in. (78 cm) high; 63¾ in. (162 cm.) wide; 35 in. (89 cm) deep


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    François Ignace Papst, maître in 1785.

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