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Back to Early 20th C. Design / January 20, 2018





Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Eleven-piece Louis XVI desk set, New York, early 20th C.: clock, blotter ends, paper rack, pen tray, rocker blotter, utility box, inkwell, calendar frame, notepad holder, and letter opener
Acid-etched gilt bronze, glass
All marked
Paper rack: 5 1/2" x 9" x 2 1/2"
Provenance: Private collection, San Francisco, CA

Varying levels of oxidation and losses to gilding throughout. Clock is in working order, complete with key for winding, hinge possibly repaired.

Condition reports (given as opinion and not as guaranteed statements of fact) are added online throughout the auction process. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call (609) 397-9374 or e-mail with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.