2 - 3 October 2002,
Price realised USD 1,076
USD 800 - USD 1,200
A GEORGE I STYLE WALNUT AND BURR WALNUT SMALL BUREAU,
the slant top enclosing a fitted interior and the drawers lined in white silk
34½in. (88cm.) high, 22in. (56cm.) wide, 15in. (38cm.) deep
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