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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 344

    AN ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY AND WALNUT SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY AND WALNUT SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The white veined grey marble top above frieze drawer and fall-front inlaid with trophies and foliate decoration revealing a fitted interior with mirrors and polychrome decorated caryatides above three drawers and secrets, the lower section with two drawers and blocked feet, probably later inlaid
    60 ½ in. (154 cm.) high; 35 in. wide (89 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM VILLA D'AGLIÈ, TURIN
    (LOTS 1-51, 62, 299-300 & 318-394)