6 March 2008
AN AUSTRIAN GILT-METAL MOUNTED EBONISED BOOKCASE
CIRCA 1820-40, PROBABLY VIENNESE
With four glazed doors flanked by half-column uprights surmounted with foliate capitals, enclosing shelves, above four cupboard doors enclosing shelves
86 in. (218.5 cm.) high; 81 in. (205.5 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
With Prince Philip von Hohenlohe Design, New York.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
A landmark sale featuring rare examples of works by 19th and 20th-century masters of the medium
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