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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, SYCAMORE AND PARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR

    STAMPED 'ROUSSEL' AND 'JME'

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, SYCAMORE AND PARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR
    STAMPED 'ROUSSEL' AND 'JME'
    The fall-front opening to a leather-lined writing surface and a fitted interior, above two drawers, the interior drawers with some indistinct inscriptions, probably numbers, and with a paper label typed '50620' and stamped once with a black stencilled '24009' and twice with a green stencilled '50620X', inscribed in graphite 'Feb. 1927', stamped under front left rail, frieze drawers formerly fitted
    43¾ in. (111 cm.) high, 32¼ in. (82 cm.) wide, 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep


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    Pierre Roussel, maître in 1745.

    Provenance

    Frederick Stettenheim.
    with French & Company, New York.
    with John Gerald Associates.
    Anonymous sale; Wolfs Auction Gallery, Shaker Heights, 29 June 1986, lot 67.