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Auction: 500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe
was auctioned on: 9 December 2010
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AN ITALIAN GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND WALNUT BUREAU-CAB...

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Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$46,764 - US$77,940
Price realised:  £37,250
ca. US$58,065
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AN ITALIAN GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND WALNUT BUREAU-CABINET
SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY BERLIN OR DRESDEN
AN ITALIAN GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND WALNUT BUREAU-CABINET SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY BERLIN OR DRESDEN The arched open pediment with gilt-brass urn finials, above a pair of mirrored doors with gently bevelled plates, enclosing a removable interior fitted with walnut-lined drawers, pigeon holes and adjustable folio slides arranged around a central cupboard door, above a pair of candle slides, the writing slope revealing stepped drawers and a removable compartment with secret drawers above a sliding well, the base with a pair of cupboard doors enclosing a shelf and a pair of short drawers, on ebonised bun feet 100¾ in. (256 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 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