5 February 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A LOUIS XVI STYLE BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT,
the gilt-tooled leather top inset rectangular top above one long drawer and four short drawers, with conforming pull-out writing surfaces to either side, on fluted legs
29½in. (75cm.) high 77in. (196cm.) wide, 27½in. (70cm.) deep
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Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
What can we learn from Oscar Wilde’s note to the poet Pierre Louÿs inside this first edition of his only novel?