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Lot 1321

MAISON KRIEGER ORMOLU-MOUNTED SECRETAIRE ABATTANT

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

French Louis XVI style mahogany drop-front secretary, Maison Krieger, Paris, late 19th c., inset marble top, fall-front panel opening to inset writing surface, interior gallery fitted with six drawers, four exterior drawers below, on toupie feet, locks stamped "Mon. Krieger/ Ameublement/ Paris," approx 58.25"h, 35"w, 17.5"d Start Price: $600.00

Condition

01.03.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 1321: I note that the secretaire is intact and structurally sturdy, the marble exhibits inherent natural inclusions and fissures, and the hinges of the drop front display splits, the inset writing surface appears to be later, and there is patination throughout metal mounts, the column support at the left side of the interior gallery has a chip to the top end and visible glue at the bottom edge, there is light typical surface wear such as light abrasions and chips, particularly at edges of drawers commensurate with use<br><br>Detailed condition reports are not included in this catalog. For additional information, including condition reports, please utilize the ASK A QUESTION tab found in each lot. All lots are sold as is and where is. No statement regarding the age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Austin Auction Gallery does not give refunds. Austin Auction Gallery does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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