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    Sale 7812

    Belgravia and Lake Geneva - Two European Collections

    14 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND KINGWOOD BOMBE COMMODE

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND KINGWOOD BOMBE COMMODE
    CIRCA 1750
    The Rouge Languedoc marble top above two drawers on cabriole legs, with label inscribed in ink 'l'Institution à laquelle Près Paris Porte fermir de sceaux', and inscribed in blue chalk '72574', formerly but not originally with handles
    33¼ in. (84.5 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide; 12½ in. (32 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Maison Jansen, Paris, in 1937.