Lot 37
  • 37

A gilt-brass mounted kingwood banded, boxwood strung and tulipwood bureau-plat, Louis XV style, second quarter 19th century

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
5,625 GBP
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Description

  • Kingwood, tulipwood, brass, leather and wood
possibly English in a French style, the shaped top with an inset tooled leather writing surface with a moulded brass border above a shaped frieze with pierced chased handles and mounts, fitted with three drawers opposing three dummy drawers, the cabriole legs with corner mounts and sabot, one drawer inscribed to the underside '19 Hill St. 1950'

Provenance

Possibly William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire (1790-1858)

Literature

Photographed in the Gold Drawing Room at Chatsworth, circa 1900, reproduced, The Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth, The House, London, 2002, p. 179;
The Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth, The House, London, 2002, p. 174-174, illustrated in the Yellow Drawing Room at Chatsworth.
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