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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 62

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONY TABLE A LA TRONCHIN

    BY JEAN-HENRI RIESENER, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONY TABLE A LA TRONCHIN
    BY JEAN-HENRI RIESENER, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The double-ratchetted adjustable rectangular top with spring mechanism and with removable book rest, above a frieze drawer enclosing a writing-slide and a compartment, with mille-rais plaques within ebony lines, with a writing-slide to each end, on square tapering legs terminating with later sabots, stamped twice 'J.H.RIESENER'
    30 ½ in. (77.5 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    Jean-Henri Riesener, appointed ébéniste ordinaire du mobilier de la Couronne in 1774, maître in 1768.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A GERMAN PRIVATE COLLECTION