19 March 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE PALAZZO OF A MILANESE NOBLE FAMILY (LOTS 30-83)
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY BUREAU DE DAME
BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 1225, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
With central recessed drawer flanked to each side by three further drawers, the sides each centred by a Bourbon shield flanked by a pair of putti, the right side of the central drawer signed F. Linke, the reverse of the locks stamped CT. LINKE/SERRURERIE/PARIS and 1225, with protective glass top
28 3/8 in. (72 cm.) high; 37½ in. (95.2 cm.) wide; 19 3/8 in. (49.3 cm.) deep
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Please see lot 117 for a note on François Linke.
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