• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 17

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

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY SEMAINIER
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    With a molded brèche d'Alep marble top above seven drawers inlaid with scrolling floral marquetry, the sides with similarly inlaid panels, inscribed on case and marble in red paint 'H-8' and bearing a paper label inscribed in graphite 'Cullen sale no. 180', missing pulls, key plates and apron mounts re-gilt, angle mounts later
    58 in. (147.5 cm.) high, 20¾ in. (53 cm.) wide, 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    [Probably] with Dalva Brothers, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR (LOTS 1-23)