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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi Volume II Session II

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 521

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, ARAMANTH AND BOIS SATINÉ READING STAND 'PUPITRE'

    BY NICHOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, ARAMANTH AND BOIS SATINÉ READING STAND 'PUPITRE'
    BY NICHOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1765
    Of rectangular form, the brown leather-lined hinged slope and three-quarter pierced gallery concealing an interior fitted with three drawers and three simulated drawers, with two small side drawers, one of which enclosing an inkstand (without implements), above waved supports joined by two quarter-veneered undertier platforms and terminating in upswept acanthus and scrolles sabots, stamped twice 'N.PETIT' and once 'JME' to the inner border of the compartment, lacking mounts
    45¾ in. (121.5 cm.) high; 37½ in. (95.5 cm.) wide; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep


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    Nicolas Petit, máitre in 1761.

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