19 October 2007
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINE AND FLORAL MARQUETRY SECRETAIRE MECANIQUE-PUPITRE
The sliding shaped and cross-banded top with stringing and ormolu band, revealing a kingwood and marquetry wrtiting-interior with sliding ratcheted red leather-lined writing and reading-surface above a well and flanked by two lidded wells, the right well with compartmented writing tray, on cabriole legs terminating in scrolled sabots, the top relaid
28½in. (72cm.) high, 33in. (84cm.) wide, 16½in. (42cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, Christie's, Monaco, 19 June 1999, lot 78.
A Private Long Island Collection, sold Christie's, New York, 22-23 October 2003, lot 545.
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