17 May 2006
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND KINGWOOD BUREAU PLAT
MID-18TH CENTURY, EXTENSIVE RESTORATIONS TO THE VENEER AND PARTIALLY RE-MOUNTED WITH BOTH 18TH CENTURY AND LATER MOUNTS
The serpentine-shaped black leather-lined writing surface above three frieze drawers, the front frieze veneered and mounted with three blind drawers, on cabriole legs and scrolled sabot feet, the molding to top, corner clasps, angle mounts and sabots are 18th century, the angle mounts are probably associated
30 in. (76 cm.) high, 51½ in. (131 cm.) wide, 23¼ in. (59 cm.) deep
Jacques Leon Stern, sold Parke-Bernet, New York, 4 November, 1950, lot 190.
The handles supplied by Duveen Brothers, New York, 8 November 1963.
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