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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 376

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND SYCAMORE MARQUETRY COMMODE

    BY NICHOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1765-70

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    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND SYCAMORE MARQUETRY COMMODE
    BY NICHOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1765-70
    The white grey-veined marble top above a breakfront case with three scrolled inlaid frieze drawers and two long drawers sans traverse inlaid with lozenge pattern at the center and flower bouquets to the sides, the rounded angles on cabriole legs terminating in scrolling acanthus-cast sabots, stamped 'PETIT' and 'JME', the marble top probably an old replacement, remounted, marked '6407 London', with an blue bordered ink label '10476 Louis XV Sgd Petit Commode'
    34 ¾ in. (88.2 cm.) high, 50 ½ in. (128.2 cm.) wide, 23.5 in. (59.7 cm.) deep


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