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Lot 1130: Rococo Three-Tier Secretary Desk. Main-Franconia.

European Applied Arts

Platinum House

by Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers

November 17, 2012

Köln, Germany

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Description: Rococo Three-Tier Secretary Desk.
Main-Franconia. Circa 1740/1750.

Walnut, grained birch, maple and plum inlaid. Three-drawer curved base. Slant lid front flanked by four drawers. Interior with eight separate drawers. Tabernacle top section with curved pediment. Lateral ornate floral carving. Strapwork in fields. 201x130x73cm. Condition B. Fittings added.

Provenance:
Private collection, Berlin.
Acquired Neumeister Munich, auction 214 (16.3.1983), lot 712.

Literature:
Wolfgang L. Eller. Schreibmöbel 1700-1850 in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz.
Petersberg 2006. Type cf. fig. 124.
German Text
Rokoko Schreibschrank à trois corps.
Main-Franken. Um 1740/1750.

Nussbaum, Birkemaser, Ahorn und Pflaume eingelegt. Dreischübig geschweiftes Kommodenunterteil. Schräg gestelltes klappbares Schreibfach flankiert von vier Schüben. Innenausbau mit acht getreppten Schüben. Tabernakelaufsatz mit geschweiftem Giebel. Seitlich floraler Schnitzdekor. In Feldern Bandelwerk. 201x130x73cm. Zustand B. Beschläge ergänzt.

Provenienz:
-Galerie Fischer, Luzern, Auktion November 1981, Lot 50, aus Solothurner Patrizierbesitz
-Neumeister München, Auktion 214, März 1983, Lot 712
-Privatsammlung Berlin.

Literatur:
Wolfgang L. Eller. Schreibmöbel 1700-1850 in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Petersberg 2006. Typ vgl. Abb. 124
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