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Auction: 500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe
was auctioned on: 9 December 2010
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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY ...

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Estimate: £60,000 - £100,000
ca. US$93,528 - US$155,880
Price realised:  £145,250
ca. US$226,417
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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT
BY ROGER VAN DER CRUSE ('RVLC'), DIT LACROIX, CIRCA 1785
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY SECRETAIRE A ABATTANT BY ROGER VAN DER CRUSE ('RVLC'), DIT LACROIX, CIRCA 1785 The D-shaped grey-veined white marble top above a Vitruvian scroll frieze fitted with a drawer and a fall-front centred by an oval medallion, the reverse with a leather-lined writing surface, enclosing an interior with six short drawers and wells, flanked by simulated fluted uprights the rounded angles with three galleried shelves, the lower section with a frieze drawer on turned tapering legs terminating in toupie feet, stamped 'R.V.L.C.', with a circular label illegibly inscribed and remains of blue-bordered label, the floral trails to front angles and foliate clasps to back angles associated 49¼ in. (125 cm.) high; 34¼ in. (87 cm.) wide; 14¼ in. (36 cm.) deep

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: 500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe
Date of the auction: 9 Dec 2010
Address: Christie's
9 December 2010, London, King Street