Decorative Art
Decorative Art | Auction: 27.05.2020 | Preview: 22.05.2020 - 25.05.2020

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Lot 414

Estimate
4.000 - 6.000 €
Result
4.000,00 €

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CLASSICISTICAL WRITING DESK MADE OF MAHOGANY ON SOFTWOOD AND LIME WOOD WITH CHERRY WOOD VENEER.

Vienna.
Date: Around 1800.
Technique: Mahogany on oakwood, softwood and limewood, veneered. Parts veneered with cherry wood. Gilt brass mountings.
Description: Rectangular top on four long, four-sided, pointed legs, which are strutted by a shelf. One
drawer with leather-covered, slidable writing board. Underneath one large compartment as
well as smaller compartments to its sides. The tabletop is framed on three sides by a
narrow border.
Measurement: 77,5x99,5x62,5cm.
Mark: On the underside of the drawer paper label "Von Haupt A(?)mbt(?) Läger der Bürg Tischler meister in Wien 1800".
Condition A/B. Restored condition.


Literature:
Gabriele Fabiankowitsch and Christian Witt-Dörring: Genormte Fantasie, Vienna 1996. See p.87, fig. 101, there a design drawing by Benedikt Hartmann from 1804 for a very comparable classicistic desk with similarly designed interior.
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Vienna     Furniture   1800's   desk   Mahogany  

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