24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A LOUIS XV PROVINCIAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY TABLE EN CHIFFONIERE
BASICALLY MID-18TH CENTURY
The serpentine rectangular top and sides veneered à quatre faces, with two drawers banded in amaranth and lined with pale green foliate silk damask, on cabriole legs headed by foliate mounts, with foliate-cast sabots, restorations to veneer, probably originally with a gallery and an undertier, restorations, the mounts associated
27½ in. (70 cm.) high; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) wide; 15¼ in. (39 cm.) deep
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The Carraro Rizzoli Collection, Christie's, London, 14 December 2006, lot 15.
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