LOT NUMBER 51
A Fine Quality 19th Century French Writing Slope by Tahan of Paris. The hinged 'piano lid' shaped back and sloped front clad in small square tiles of ebony veneer and inlaid with ivory; a central design incorporating a CL monogramed urn, and a bordering band of elaborate scrolling foliage enhanced with penwork. The rosewood interior fitted with stationary racks, pen and inkwell partitions and a leather writing slope, with inset brass maker's plaque engraved 'TAHAN Boul. des Italiens 11 PARIS'. 8¼ in (21 cm) high, 15½ in (39.5 cm) wide, 13¼ in (33.5 cm) deep.
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Sold For: £600