A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted mahogany writing-table
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A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted mahogany writing-table

THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted mahogany writing-table
Third quarter 19th Century
The rectangular top inset with a tan-coloured leather writing surface within an acanthus border, with Vitruvian scroll frieze and female masks within strapwork cartouches to the angles, the front fitted with a drawer with plaque depicting cloudborne putti, the reverse with similar plaque, on tapering fluted legs, each headed by an Ionic capital and ribbon-tied laurel festoons, joined by a shaped stretcher centred by a flaming urn
29 in. (74 cm.) high; 34¼ in. (87 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

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