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French Baroque-style Boullework Lapdesk

Auction:
2313
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$705$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2313
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

French Baroque-style Boullework Lapdesk, late 19th century, slanted lid, inlaid throughout with foliate scrolled brass on tortoiseshell ground, top of lid with lappet design, opening to satinwood-lined interior with letter compartments, pair of inkwells, and velvet-lined writing slide, on scroll feet, wd. 13 1/4, ht. 8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

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