A mid 19th Century South German rosewood and inlaid writing table
Lot 785
A mid 19th century South German rosewood and inlaid writing table
Sold for £2,880 (US$ 4,515) inc. premium

Lot Details
A mid 19th Century South German rosewood and inlaid writing table
A mid 19th century South German rosewood and inlaid writing table
The raised superstructure incorporating a central fall front decorated with a mother of pearl, brass and ivory inlaid classical panel entitled 'Amalie' 1869, flanked by two banks of drawers, the base with shaped front and frieze drawers, on carved cabriole legs and turned toes. 118cm wide x 73cm deep x 153cm high, (46" wide x 28.5" deep x 60" high)

Saleroom notices

  • Footnote: By family repute this desk was a gift from Queen Victoria to Amalie Josephine Henriette Agnes Susanne, Countess von Hohenstein of the Royal Family of Württemberg on the occasion of her wedding in Vienna, on October 24th, 1863. Please note that the date inlaid into the classical panel on the front of the desk is 1863 rather than 1869, as stated in the catalogue description.
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