Sale 20SC01 | Lot 915

Louis XVI Mahogany and Brass-Mounted and -Inlaid Bureau à Cylindre

Catalogue: Special Collections Featuring the Estate of Leon Amar, Palm Beach, Florida
Louis XVI Mahogany and Brass-Mounted and -Inlaid Bureau à Cylindre

Lot Details

Lot 915
Louis XVI Mahogany and Brass-Mounted and -Inlaid Bureau à Cylindre
The marble top with a three-quarter gallery above three frieze drawers over a cylinder top, the interior with a leather-inset sliding writing panel and small drawers, the sides with leather-lined slides, raised on tapering fluted legs. Height 47 inches (119.4 cm), width 52 inches (132.1 cm), depth 25 1/2 inches (64.8 cm).


C A Park Avenue Apartment Decorated by Hélio Fraga

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $1,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Previous restorations and replacements throughout, restorations and replacements to veneers, old marks and scratches, some sunfading, repair to left side of case and now with patches, right side of case with lifting to brass stringing, polish residue to brass mounts on legs and corrosion to brass mounts on feet, obscuring varnish to legs, which appear slightly lighter than case, right side missing a brass piece, replaced piece of wood on right side, handles to cylinder top later, back sunfaded and with water damage and perishing to varnish; quatrefoil-form locks lacking keys.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $1,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Special Collections Featuring the Estate of Leon Amar, Palm Beach, Florida

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