• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 224

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY TRIC-TRAC TABLE

    CIRCA 1775, LARGELY REMOUNTED

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY TRIC-TRAC TABLE
    CIRCA 1775, LARGELY REMOUNTED
    The reversible leather top revealing a bone and ivory inlaid backgammon board over a Vitruvian scroll-mounted frieze, fluted tapering legs, mounts lacking on the sides and regilt
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high, 43½ in. (110.5 cm.) wide, 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Bought from Arne Schlesch, New York, in 1993.