Description

    AN EMPIRE-STYLE MAHOGANY AND GILT BRONZE MOUNTED BUREAU À CYLINDRE, circa 1890
    50 x 56 x 28 inches (127 x 142.2 x 71.1 cm)

    WEIDER HEALTH AND FITNESS COLLECTION

    The desk with rectangular green marble top over three short drawers, the cylinder top mounted with gilt bronze putto in a horse-drawn chariot and centering two classically draped females, the interior revealing three drawers below an arcade and above the leather inset writing surface, the base with one long drawer flanked by two stacked short drawers, pull-out leaves to sides, all inset drawers with pair of mythological figures flanking keyhole and framed with egg and dart border, the whole raised on cabriole legs mounted with gilt bronze winged lion masks and ending in claw sabots.





    Condition Report*:

    Wear to leather indicative of light use, minor chips to marble, missing veneer panel to verso, dents to the right side of desk.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
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