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A LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY WRITING TABLE AFTER A MODEL BY JEAN-HENRI RIESENER, STAMPED BY GERVAIS-MAXIMILIEN-EUGENE DURAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY