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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY DRESSING-TABLE

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY DRESSING-TABLE
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Decorated à quatre faces with foliate scrolls and flowerheads, the shaped rectangular divided top with a central panel decorated with a musical trophy and enclosing a hinged mirror and an amaranth-lined well flanked by further hinged lids, each revealing a further removable blue leather-lined compartment, above a central conformingly-lined writing slide and a drawer, above a shaped apron and flanked to each side by further drawers, on cabriole legs terminating in foliate-cast sabots, stencilled 'MN', remounted
    43¾ in. (111 cm.) high, overall; 57 in. (145 cm.) wide, overall; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE GILES FOSTER ESQ.