Amboyner Escritoire
Lot 6
An Empire style ormolu-mounted amboyna secrétaire-escritoire Third-quarter 19th Century
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
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Lot Details
An Empire style ormolu-mounted amboyna secrétaire-escritoire
Third-quarter 19th Century
The rectangular top above a spreading acanthus leaf surround and three paterae, the pair of cupboard doors fitted to the interior with a shelf, flanked to each side by double-colonnettes, the frieze drawer decorated with swans flanked to the sides by palmettes, fitted with a brown-leather writing surface above a further pair of cupboard doors, opening to reveal three open-drawers, on a rectangular base with bun feet to the front and bracket feet to the back, 37½in wide, 17½in deep, 60½in high (96 x 45 x 154cm).
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