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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 77

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND LAP DESK

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY

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    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND LAP DESK
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY
    The slanted top painted after Boucher with two courting couples seated before a stream, the sides with flower garlands, all within gilt surrounds, the rim cast with a band of ribbon-tied foliate swags, raised on two toupie and two female herm feet, the interior lined in blue velvet and including two glass inkwells with brass tops
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) wide


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