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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION

A German gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood, ebony, fruitwood and brass inlaid marquetry table à écrire, circa 1770
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION

A German gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood, ebony, fruitwood and brass inlaid marquetry table à écrire, circa 1770
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A German gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood, ebony, fruitwood and brass inlaid marquetry table à écrire, circa 1770
the hinged top now inserted with a late 16th century South German marquetry panel opening to reveal a mirror flanked by two brass inlaid figures and a velvet lined writing surface; above a door with a panel depicting a landscape with architectural elements including a font with a brass inlaid triton, the inside panel with a military camp on a landscape, the back with a brass inlaid on ebony medallion surrounded by trophies and inset on a trellis panel
78cm. high, 48cm. wide, 33cm. deep: 2ft. 6 1/2in, 1ft 7in, 1ft. 1in
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Provenance

Sir Alfred Chester Beatty Collection, Baroda House, Kensington, London;

Purchased from Partridge Fine Art, London, 1975.

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