A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770
A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770
A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770
A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770
A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770
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Property from a Private European Collection

A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot Sold:8,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private European Collection

A TRANSITIONAL AMARANTH MARQUETRY GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT CIRCA 1770


with brèche violette marble top, the fall front opening to reveal a fitted interior with drawers and pigeon holes, the reverse of the fall front with a red leather inset, the bottom doors opening to one shelf, stamp under marble top unclear, maybe P. F. GUIGNARD

137cm. high, 99cm. wide, 40cm. deep; 4ft. 6in., 3ft. 3in., 1ft. 3¾in.

Condition Report

In an overall good conserved condition. The marble top with minor breaks which have been restored. The gilt-bronze in overall good condition, slightly tarnished. The veneer surface generally with old marks and scratches consistent with age and use. One visible horizontal crack across the front door (approx. 30cm. long, 1ft.). One small veneer loss on the right side edge (approx. 3cm. long, 1 1/4 in.). The leather inset in good condition, one visible groove to the bottom left side. Ready to place. Two keys.

Please note image in catalogue has been flipped.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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Provenance

Galleria Accorsi

STYLE: Private Collections
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