31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, SATINE AND KINGWOOD BOIS DE BOUT MARQUETRY WORK/WRITING TABLE
BY ALBERT LEVESQUE, CIRCA 1750
With shaped top inset with floral inlay enclosing a fitted interior with a mirror above a writing slide, a fitted drawer to one side, on cabriole legs joined by a shelf with a later drawer, stamped A. LEV... and JME
27 ½ in. (70 cm.) high, 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) wide, 11 ¾ in. (30 cm.) deep
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Albert Levesque, maître in 1749.
Acquired from Bensimon, Paris, in 1955.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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