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Premier Auction - Session I - September 15, 2023

Fri, Sep 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 582

Italian Provincial Louis XV Marquetry Inlaid Desk and Bookcase

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

late 18th century, walnut, oak, and other mixed woods with marquetry inlaid panels, scrolled pediment over two doors opening to adjustable shelved interior, desk lid with central panel depicting shepherd and sheep opening to fitted interior with leather writing surface, over four dovetailed serpentine drawers and one dovetailed false drawer, fruitwood and burlwood veneers, 88 x 47 x 23-1/2 in.

Provenance: Private Memphis, Tennessee Collection


rear feet replaced and front feet tipped out, typical scattered cracks and repairs to veneers throughout with some minor chips, cracks and repairs to desk lid marquetry panel, minor warping, color retouch, pest damage, minor flaws consistent with age

Private Memphis, Tennessee Collection