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    A Louis XVI-Style Bronze Mounted Mahogany and Parquetry Bureau de Ministre, 19th century
    54-1/2 inches high x 36 inches wide x 73-1/2 inches deep (138.4 x 91.4 x 186.7 cm)

    The bureau with chest-on-table configuration, chest with reticulated brass gate to gallery, top with inlaid parquetry style floral pattern to downswept molding, hinged and stamped gilt leather drawer fronts with circular pulls, sides of case with inlaid parquetry style floral patterns, bureau plat with embossed gilt leather surface framed in bronze, two large drawers framed with bronze beading and floral parquetry, apron with gilt garland mounts and floral parquetry, molded capitals to legs, tapered legs with band and garland inlay, terminating on saboted feet.


    Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000.

    Condition Report*: Wear to gilt mounts and leather drawer fronts, deterioration to leather drawer fronts esp. at hinges, wear to gilt and leather table surface, original locks and escutcheons removed and patched, reinforcement to frame to underside, regluing to drawer front and interior, otherwise displaying wear commensurate with age.
    *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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    12th-13th Saturday-Sunday
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