31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,250
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND BOIS DE BOUT MARQUETRY GUERIDON
With galleried circular top inset with a spray of flowers above a frieze drawer, on cabriole legs joined by a conforming under-tier, on later sabots
29 ½ in. (75 cm.) high, 12 ½ in. (31.5 cm.) diameter
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Acquired from Bensimon, Paris, in 1964.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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