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A Queen Anne parcel-gilt black-japanned desk-and-bookcase
circa 1710
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460
A Queen Anne parcel-gilt black-japanned desk-and-bookcase
circa 1710
Estimate
20,00030,000
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Important English and European Furniture, Silver, Porcelain and Carpets

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A Queen Anne parcel-gilt black-japanned desk-and-bookcase
circa 1710
The upper section with a flat molded cornice above a pair of cupboard doors each fitted with a later arched bevelled mirror plate and opening to two adjustable shelves above a level of pigeon holes and banks of scallop-fronted small drawers, the lower section fitted with a slant-front opening to a later velvet lined writing surface before a sliding panel and valanced pigeon holes above small drawers, the case fitted with a pair of short drawers above two graduated long drawers raised on bracket feet.  Restorations to japanned surface.
height 7 ft. 1 in.; width 42 1/2 in.; depth 23 in.
215.9 cm; 108 cm; 58.4 cm
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Provenance

With Mallet at Bourdon House, 1982

Christie's, New York, April 7, 2006, lot 270 ($50,400)

Important English and European Furniture, Silver, Porcelain and Carpets

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New York