Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of …
A Dutch brass-inlaid mahogany secretaire a abattant
A Dutch brass-inlaid mahogany secretaire a abattant Circa 1800
The eared moulded rectangular top surmounted by a pierced brass three-quarter gallery with an open central section and with ball finials, above a panelled frieze drawer and a conforming fall-front, enclosing a fitted interior with six pigeon-holes above a shelf and above a small door enclosing an open compartment with a base drawer, flanked to either side by three drawers, the angles with tapering herm pilasters, above two doors enclosing a plain interior with one shelf, on square tapering legs with brass bell-shaped feet, the back feet later
159cm. high x 105cm. wide x 48.5cm. deep
Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.