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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A LOUIS XVI BOIS SATINE AND AMARANTH BUREAU PLAT

    STAMPED 'E. LEVASSEUR' TWICE AND 'JME' THREE TIMES, CIRCA 1780, CONVERTED FROM A CYLINDER BUREAU

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI BOIS SATINE AND AMARANTH BUREAU PLAT
    STAMPED 'E. LEVASSEUR' TWICE AND 'JME' THREE TIMES, CIRCA 1780, CONVERTED FROM A CYLINDER BUREAU
    With pull-out writing slides to each end, mounts largely replaced
    30½ in. (78 cm.) high, 56¼ in. (164 cm.) wide, 31 in. (79 cm.) deep


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    Etienne Levasseur, maître in 1766.

    Provenance

    Eleanor Bostwick, Old Westbury, New York.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 28 September 2006, lot 234.