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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1270

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, SATINE AND KINGWOOD BOIS DE BOUT MARQUETRY WORK/WRITING TABLE

    BY ALBERT LEVESQUE, CIRCA 1750

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    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.

    Provenance

    Acquired from Bensimon, Paris, in 1955.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.