20 - 21 April 2005
A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted ebony and ebonised secretaire-on-stand
In the Louis XVI style, Mid-19th Century
With a rectangular violet brocatelle marble top above a spreading frieze set with a secret drawer and conforming case with a panelled fall-front door opening to a red leather writing surface and four short drawers, above four tapering legs joined by an 'X'-stretcher
42 1/8 in. (107 cm.) high; 21½ in. (54.6 cm.) wide; 14 in. (35.6 cm.) deep
With French & Co., Inc., New York.
Collection of Thelma Chrysler Foy, sold Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 22-23 May 1959, lot 745, as Louis XVI ($1,000).
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