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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 405

    A MATCHED PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE AND KINGWOOD TABLES A ECRIRE

    ONE LOUIS XV, MID-18TH CENTURY, THE OTHER MODERN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MATCHED PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE AND KINGWOOD TABLES A ECRIRE
    ONE LOUIS XV, MID-18TH CENTURY, THE OTHER MODERN
    Each with sliding brèche d'Alep marble top, above a writing-slide and a drawer to one side, on slender cabriole legs joined by a undertier
    29 in. (64 cm.) high; 17 in. (43.5 cm.) wide; 12 ½ in. (32 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    The Louis XV table with Gismondi, Lausanne, July 1987.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A GENEVA PENTHOUSE DECORATED BY NYFFELER
    (lots 81, 109-110 & 395-407)