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A fine Russian Neoclassical ormolu and brass-mounted and inlaid mahogany bureau-cabinet
early 19th century
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 187,000 USD
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44
A fine Russian Neoclassical ormolu and brass-mounted and inlaid mahogany bureau-cabinet
early 19th century
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 187,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A fine Russian Neoclassical ormolu and brass-mounted and inlaid mahogany bureau-cabinet
early 19th century
the top section with two glazed cupboard doors opening to reveal three shelves; the lower section with a cylinder opening to reveal a sliding, leather-lined writing surface, the interior fitted with a central cupboard door flanked on either side by four pigeon holes, flanked by three further drawers.
height 98 1/2 in.; width 49 in.; depth 24 in.
250.2 cm; 124.5 cm; 61 cm
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Catalogue Note

The design for this desk relates to the work of the German master cabinetmaker Christian Meyer who supplied many exceptional pieces to the Russian Imperial Household and the court. A closely related secrétaire is illustrated, Antoine Chenevière, Russian Furniture, the Golden Age 1780-1840, New York, 1988, fig. 110.

Ariane Dandois: European Furniture, Paintings & Asian Art

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New York