July 14, 2021 10:00 EST

The Gilded Age

 
  Lot 24
 
Lot 24 - A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze Mounted Kingwood and Tulipwood Pedestal Desk

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A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze Mounted Kingwood and Tulipwood Pedestal Desk
François Linke, late 19th/early 20th century

The rectangular top with rounded corners inset with gilt and tooled leather writing surface, over three drawer frieze raised on twin pedestals, the central drawer stamped 'F. Linke' to side, each pedestal with rectangular cupboard door flanked by fluted and capped pilasters, the left cupboard doors opens to two shelves, the right door opens to three slides, raised on round tapering feet and sabots, the back of the lockplates stamped 'Duvivier Paris 77, Rue Ste. Antoine.'

H: 29 1/4, W: 55, D: 28 in.

Provenance

Collection of Robert & Barbara Safford, Vaux Hill, Audubon, Pennsylvania.
Freeman’s, September 25, 2013, lot 153.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Long Island, New York.

Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000


 

The rectangular top with rounded corners inset with gilt and tooled leather writing surface, over three drawer frieze raised on twin pedestals, the central drawer stamped 'F. Linke' to side, each pedestal with rectangular cupboard door flanked by fluted and capped pilasters, the left cupboard doors opens to two shelves, the right door opens to three slides, raised on round tapering feet and sabots, the back of the lockplates stamped 'Duvivier Paris 77, Rue Ste. Antoine.'

Provenance

Collection of Robert & Barbara Safford, Vaux Hill, Audubon, Pennsylvania.
Freeman’s, September 25, 2013, lot 153.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Long Island, New York.

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