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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 529

    [CUVILLIES, François (1695-1768). Oeuvres d'architecture, contentant des edifices publics, des palais, jardins, tombeaux, cariatides, plafonds, lambris, panneaux, fontaines, etc. Paris and Munich: c.1770.]

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    [CUVILLIES, François (1695-1768). Oeuvres d'architecture, contentant des edifices publics, des palais, jardins, tombeaux, cariatides, plafonds, lambris, panneaux, fontaines, etc. Paris and Munich: c.1770.]

    A large collection of architectural, furniture and interior designs; a major compilation of François Cuvillies’ work.

    2° (425 x 280 mm). 24 suites of plates, comprising 126 engraved plates. Modern half calf preserving contemporary boards. Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return.


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    The suites of plates included in this volume are as follows: ‘Decoration du cote de la cheminee’, 5 plates (lacking plate 1); ‘Desseins de lambris’, 11 plates; ‘Livre de lambris’, 6 plates; ‘Nouveau desseins de lambris’, 2 plates; ‘Cote dunne chambre’, 4 plates; ‘Dessein dunne partie de lambris’, 6 plates; F – 5 plates of emblems; H – ‘8me Livre. Livre de Serrurerie’, 6 plates; G – ‘7me Livre. Livre de Serrurerie’, 5 plates; B – ‘Desseins de Buffet’, 4 plates (3 plates bound after K); K – ‘Morceaux de caprices a divers usages’, 4 plates; 1 folding plate ‘Abbildung des Tempels Janus’; B – ‘Dessein d’un Trümeau’, 2 plates; C – ‘Nouveaux Desseins de Lambris’, 6 plates; C – ‘3me Livre. Livre de paneaux a divers usages’, 7 plates; B – ‘2me Livre. Morceaux de caprice’, 6 plates; A – ‘1r Livre. Morceaux de caprice’, 6 plates; I -‘9me Livre. Morceaux de caprices’, 4 plates; D – ‘4me Livre. Morceaux de caprice’, 6 plates; 2 plates, perhaps part of ‘Livre Nouveau de Morceaux’; M – ‘12me Livre. Liver des fontaines’, 4 plates; ‘2me Livre. Morceaux de caprice’, 6 plates; ‘Livre Nouveau de Morceaux’, 6 plates; ‘5me Livre. Livre de pieds de Tables’, 12 plates.

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