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Lot 1143: Ladies' Louis XV. Secretaire. France. 18th C.

European Applied Arts

by Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers

November 17, 2012

Köln, Germany

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Description: Ladies' Louis XV. Secretaire.
France. 18th C.

Rosewood, kingwood and mahogany inlays. Leather writing surface. Serpentine case on tall cabriole legs, with slanted drop-flap writing surface. Interior with small drawers. Richly decorated in and out with floral inlays. 89x85x50cm. Condition C.
Stamped on base of apron.

Eller, Wolfgang L.: Schreibmöbel 1700-1850, Petersberg 2006, for this type, see pg.206, fig.192.
German Text
Damensekretär Louis XV.
Frankreich. 18.Jh.

Rosenholz, Königsholz und Mahagoni eingelegt. Lederbespannung. Geschweifter Korpus auf hohen Beinen mit schräg gestelltem klappbarem Schreibfach. Innenausbau mit kleinen Schüben. Innen und außen reicher floral eingelegter Dekor. 89x85x50cm. Zustand C.
An Zargenunterseite gestempelt.

Eller, Wolfgang L.: Schreibmöbel 1700-1850, Petersberg 2006, Typ vgl. S.206, Abb.192

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