Fine Furniture, Sculpture & Decorative Accessories from Important Collections, including the Beaverbrook Gallery

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LOT 419

Lot 419

Swedish Karl Johan Mahogany Commode Desk, Gothenburg, early 19th century

Swedish Karl Johan Mahogany Commode Desk, Gothenburg, early 19th century
Lot 419 Details
Swedish Karl Johan Mahogany Commode Desk, Gothenburg, early 19th century

with stepped top over a fall front false drawer with velvet writing surface, under a fitted compartment, over two long drawers, the upper flanked by gilt columns and with neoclassical marquetry picture, all raised on four paw feet
41.3 x 37.4 x 19.3 in — 105 x 95 x 49 cm

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $2,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Swedish Karl Johan Mahogany Commode Desk, Gothenburg, early 19th century
  • Swedish Karl Johan Mahogany Commode Desk, Gothenburg, early 19th century
Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto

CONDITION DETAILS

Condition report available upon request

LOT 419
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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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