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    Sale 7466

    Le Goût Steinitz, III

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 340

    A LOUIS XIV BRASS-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND EBONISED BOULLE MARQUETRY BUREAU MAZARIN

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY, THE LEGS AND STRETCHERS 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XIV BRASS-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND EBONISED BOULLE MARQUETRY BUREAU MAZARIN
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY, THE LEGS AND STRETCHERS 19TH CENTURY
    The top and three sides decorated overall in engraved première and contre-partie Boulle marquetry, the rectangular top centred by a stylised flowerhead motif within foliate C-scrolls, surrounded by flowerhead-filled trellis pattern within a scrolling lambrequined foliate border, above a frieze drawer and a kneehole hinged door conformingly inlaid and flanked to each side by three drawers, the sides inlaid with conforming Boulle marquetry, the ebonised back banded with engraved brass lozenge-shaped reserves, above rectangular banded blocks and on square tapering legs joined by a concave-shaped box stretcher, and terminating in ball sabots, some losses to marquetry and brass banding
    32½ in. (82.5 cm.) high; 46½ in. (118 cm.) wide; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) deep


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