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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE AND TULIPWOOD BOOKCASE

    BY JEAN POPSEL, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE AND TULIPWOOD BOOKCASE
    BY JEAN POPSEL, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular rouge griotte marble top with moulded edge of a later date above a concave-moulded frieze and a pair of glazed doors, each with two serpentine rectangular panels, enclosing a beige material-lined interior with three shelves, with rocaille lockplates, the sides each with two panels veneered à quatre faces, above a shaped apron with a pierced foliate and rockwork mount, on bracket feet, remounted, previously further mounted, stamped 'J POPSEL' and 'JME', with a label printed COLLECTIE DR ANTON C.R. DREESMANN' AND INSCRIBED 'D99', the marble inscribed '107X34'
    65 in. (165 cm.) high; 45 in. (114 cm.) wide; 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) deep


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    Jean Popsel, maître in 1775

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 10 April 1980, lot 210
    'The Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann Collection', sale Christie's, London, 10 April 2002, lot 264


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN