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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE SIDE TABLE

    BY JEAN-WENDELIN WEBER, CIRCA 1785-90 AND POSSIBLY SLIGHTLY ADAPTED

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    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE SIDE TABLE
    BY JEAN-WENDELIN WEBER, CIRCA 1785-90 AND POSSIBLY SLIGHTLY ADAPTED
    The veined white marble top above two frieze-drawers with guilloche and foliate panels, flanked by three ram's masks above inlaid trompe l'oeil fluted pilasters and two open shelves with pierced galleries, above an inlaid base with rosettes, on turned tapering legs and toupie feet, stamped 'J.V. WEBER' and traces of another stamp, partially readable, '..OCIE.S' ?, some mounts associated but Louis XVI and re-gilt
    35½ in. (90 cm.) high; 23 in. (55.5 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30 cm.) deep


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    Jean-Wendelin Weber, maître in 1786.

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