Lot 1308: AN EARLY LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED PEWTER INLAID EBONY BUREAU PLAT |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the frieze with two short drawers and opposing dummy drawers
In overall good conserved condition. The right side and the back are faded and would benefit from a repolish according to taste. The gilding on the gilt-bronze banding on the top is tarnished and would benefit from a clean. The gilding on the mounts has partially been regilt. The drawers appear to have the sides relined in walnut.
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Dimensions: 77cm. high., 131cm. wide., 63cm. deep; 2ft. 6¼in., 4ft. 3½in., 2ft. ¾in.