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
Sale Price: $2,625
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Varying levels of oxidation and losses to gilding throughout. Clock is in working order, complete with key for winding, hinge possibly repaired.