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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, BRASS-INLAID BOULLE MARQUETRY AND EBONISED ARMOIRE

    THE DOORS EARLY 18TH CENTURY, THE ARMOIRE CONSTRUCTED IN THE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, BRASS-INLAID BOULLE MARQUETRY AND EBONISED ARMOIRE
    THE DOORS EARLY 18TH CENTURY, THE ARMOIRE CONSTRUCTED IN THE 19TH CENTURY
    Inlaid with panels of arabesque foliate strapwork, exotic figures and animals in the style of Jean Bérain, the moulded cornice above an egg-and-dart frieze and a pair of mirror-panelled doors above panels, the sides applied with foliate masks, the lockplates with lion masks, on bracket feet, the interior fitted with goncalo alves shelves and sides, the doors with later glass
    94 in. (239 cm.) high; 60 in. (152.5 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep


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