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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 1276

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE

    BY CHARLES JOSEPH DUFOUR, CIRCA 1760

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    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
    BY CHARLES JOSEPH DUFOUR, CIRCA 1760
    With shaped brèche d'Alep marble top above two drawers inlaid with scrolling foliage and a bird, stamped twice C.I.DUFOUR and JME to front corners of carcass, the angle mounts possibly replaced
    33 ¾ in. (86 cm.) high, 32 ½ in. (82 cm.) wide, 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) deep


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    Charles Joseph Dufour, maître in 1759.

    Provenance

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