Lot 100

Louis XV Style Bronze Mounted and Inlaid Fruitwood Ladies Writing Desk

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

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$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

20th century, stamped "C.G.W. Ramsay, Kuusankoski", galleried tray flanked by inkwell compartments, slant front hinged door, divided interior, serpentine skirt, cabriole legs, bronze sabots, 32 x 19 x 25 in.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Condition

structurally sound, hinged inkwell compartment doors somewhat loose and have minor separations, slant front door with spanning shrinkage, replaced hinges, slant front door does not stay upright when open, bronze escutcheon is loose and lacking brads, minor veneer losses, minor joint separation on return sides, other general wear and abrasions from usage

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Property from the Collection of Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter