22 March 2001
A French ormolu-mounted kingwood vitrine
By François Linke, Paris, Circa 1895
Surmounted by a shaped rectangular Sarrancolin marble top, above a waisted pediment, centred by a foliate clasp, above two glazed cupboard doors, headed to each side by an espagnolette, the right one inscribed F. Linke, the inside fitted with adjustable shelves, on four cabriole legs, on foliate sabots
78¾ in. (200 cm.) high; 52¾ (134 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
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For a note on François Linke, please see lot 272.
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