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    Sale 7620

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    28 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    CARLO BUGATTI (1856-1940)

    CABINET, CIRCA 1902

    Price Realised  

    CARLO BUGATTI (1856-1940)
    CABINET, CIRCA 1902
    walnut, bone applications, hand-painted vellum, copper, mahogany and pewter inlays, silk tassels, the door with glazed panels
    60 in. (152 cm.) high., 28 5/8 in. (72.7 cm.) wide., 14½ in. (36.9 cm.) deep
    hand-painted signature Bugatti


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    The estimate for this lot should read 15,000-20,000 GBP.


    Literature

    Philippe Dejean, Carlo-Rembrandt-Ettore-Jean Bugatti, Paris, 1981, p. 42 (design illustrated)


    Exhibited

    International Exhibition, Turin, 1902 (design first exhibited)