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Second half 19th century, Paris, stamped twice ''H. Fourdinois'' for maker Henri-Auguste Fourdinois (1830-1907), a gilt bronze-mounted roll-top desk, veneered in walnut, the rectangular galleried top over three short locking drawers above a bead-molded roll-top enclosing four short drawers over a slide-out tooled red leather writing surface, atop three short locking drawers, raised overall on fluted tapering legs joined by a pierced I-form stretcher, 43'' H x 35.25'' W x 21.258'' D, est: $5000/7000
Provenance: Estate of Andrew F. Chandler


Overall good condition, with scattered minor scratches, scuffs and dust accumulation commensurate with age. Scattered very minor shrinkage cracks to interior veneers and stretcher. Repaired crack through stretcher with corresponding fill.

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A Louis XVI-style roll-top desk, Fourdinois

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000Sep 24, 2016
145 East Walnut Avenue
Monrovia, CA 91016
United States
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