A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Washington, D.C.
A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
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A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800
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A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Washington, D.C.

A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD
Lot sold:5,292USD
(9 bids, reserve met)

Description

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Washington, D.C.

A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE A CYLINDRE, CIRCA 1800


the back bearing a fragmentary 19th-century German railway label

height 75 in.; width 46 ½ in.; depth 24 ½ in.

190.5 cm; 118 cm; 62 cm

Condition report

Scattered nicks, abrasions and losses commensurate with age, including along edges of pediment, front rail below lowest drawer and ram's heads. Vertical age splits to sides, and horizontal age crack to top of proper left central cupboard door, lifting slightly. Some tarnishing and indentations on brass inlaid border on cylinder front and brass edges of drawers, with some brass lifting on the side of one drawer. Handles probably replaced. Front section of side moulding above proper left ram's head loose and slightly lifting. Three dentils on internal pediment lacking, and small section (approx. 2 in.) of dentilated moulding lacking above proper right ram's head. Boards on back carcase of lower section have been shifted downwards approx. 4 in. to give access to back of cylinder construction.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Provenance

Bernard Steinitz, Paris, 1999