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    A Charles X-Style Mahogany and Gilt Bronze-Mounted Secrétaire à Abattant, 20th century
    57 h x 38-1/8 w x 16-1/2 d inches (144.8 x 96.8 x 41.9 cm)

    PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE

    PROVENANCE:
    Gallery Camoin Demachy, Paris;
    Acquired from the above.

    The desk having reticulated gilt bronze gallery to top above white marble insert, upper drawer with two geometric beaded handles flanking floral escutcheon, door opening downwards to reveal embossed leather writing surface, upper compartment with eight drawers and pigeonhole below, fluted columns with gilt bronze stringing, lower doors opening to reveal two shelves, raised on four toupie feet.


    Condition Report*: Lot retains two original keys. Some screws and nails missing from trim, minor area of fill to left upper drawer margin, other minor areas of fill, some rubbing to gilding, some age-related cracking, finish possibly refreshed, with wear commensruate with age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    10th-12th Saturday-Monday
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