29 September 1999
A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY WRITING TABLE
Circa 1770, stamped F. BURY JME
The galleried rectangular black leather-lined top, above two frieze drawers, on turned tapering fluted legs headed by fluted panels, with brass caps and casters
28in. (72.5cm.) high, 44in. (113cm.) wide, 22in. (57cm.) deep
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Ferdinand Bury, matre in 1774.
Please note that the correct width of this lot should read: 44in. (113cm.).
Spanning over 500 years of history, the collection of Indian jewels and jewelled objects sells for $109.3 million
Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile