Lot 70. A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MALACHITE AND CABOCHON-MOUNTED DESK SET

Sold: £ 3 000
Auction date: 25.02.2021   06:00 UTC +00:00
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ID 491055
Lot 70 | A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MALACHITE AND CABOCHON-MOUNTED DESK SET
Each piece decorated overall with engraved scrolling foliage; comprising an encrier mounted with puttiand inset with malachite and garnet cabochons, a hinged writing pad inset to the cover with an oval venereed malachite panel, a pen rest mounted with an oval cabochon, and a hinged letter holder with cream-silk lined interior and three divided compartments
The encrier: 73/4 in. (19.5 cm.) high; 101/2 in. (26.5 cm.) wide; 9 in. (23 cm.) deep
The pad: 103/4 x 81/2 in. (27.5 x 21.5 cm.), closed
The letter box: 33/4 in. (9.5 cm.) high; 61/4 in. (16 cm.) wide; 4 in. (10.5 cm.) deep
The pen rest: 13/4 in. (4.5 cm.) high; 3 in. (7.5 cm.) wide; 31/2 in. (9 cm.) deep

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CHRISTIE'S
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CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview 04.02.2021 - 25.02.2021
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