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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY WRITING DESK

    STAMPED 'LEMARCHAND', EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY WRITING DESK
    STAMPED 'LEMARCHAND', EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The leather-lined writing surface above a single frieze drawer fitted with a leather-lined writing surface and compartments, the mounts apparently original, stamped to underside of right side
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high, 38 in. (96.5 cm.) wide, 21 in. (53 cm.) deep


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    Charles-Joseph Lemarchand, maître in 1789.