22 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY TABLE A ECRIRE
BY F SCHEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
With a green gilt-tooled leather writing surface and two frieze drawers stamped to the underside 'F.SCHEY/JME'
28 in. (71 cm.) high; 33 in. (84 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
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F.Schey maitre in 1777
Schey, born in the Duchy of Baden, was one of the many immigrant craftsmen who was established in the rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine and was patronised by the Garde-Meuble de la Couronne at the chteau de Fontainebleau.
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