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    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 223

    A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU AND LACQUERED-BRONZE MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS-INLAID BOULLE MARQUETRY PEDESTAL**

    CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU AND LACQUERED-BRONZE MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS-INLAID BOULLE MARQUETRY PEDESTAL**
    CIRCA 1700
    The rectangular top above an anthemion and acanthus-cast molded edge with scrolling leaf cast-corners below and a central mask mount above a possible cypher on a panel inlaid with scrolling acanthus and floral marquetry, the side panels similarly decorated, on a florette and lattice-cast molded edge and further inlaid base, some mounts later
    47¾ in. (121 cm.) high, 19 in. (48 cm.) wide, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Monaco, 13 December, 1997, lot 43.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTION
    (LOTS 207-223)