A late 18th Century Austrian burr wood, walnut crossbanded and strapwork marquetry Schreibschrank,

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Lot 639
A late 18th Century Austrian burr wood, walnut crossbanded and strapwork marquetry Schreibschrank,

Sold for £ 4,112 (US$ 5,818) inc. premium
FURNITURE
A late 18th Century Austrian burr wood, walnut crossbanded and strapwork marquetry Schreibschrank,
in four parts, the serpentine moulded cornice above a panel door flanked by three serpentine fronted drawers to each side, above two further drawers flanking a recess and a fall writing surface, four short drawers and two 'secret' drawers, the lower section fitted with three long drawers of arc-en-arbelet outline, on later bun feet, sections of the upper part probably associated.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Baroness Eperjesy (b.1915), the Schreibschrank was given as a christening present to the Baroness by her godmother, Mrs Malvine Husserl, wife of Edmund Husserl (1859-1938), a philosopher who was famed for his work on phenomenology.
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