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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY TABLE A ECRIRE

    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY TABLE A ECRIRE
    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with a pierced foliate three-quarter gallery above a panelled foliate-framed frieze fitted with a drawer to one side, the angles headed by sunflowers issuing floral swags, on square tapering legs with foliate angles and feet, inscribed to underside of top '2840' and 'CISOIR(?)', restorations, the drawer lacking lock and some divisions
    29¼ in. (74 cm.) high; 24¾ in. (63 cm.) wide; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, the Collection of the late E.M. Denny, Esq, 23 February 1939, lot 118.