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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 466

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU- AND SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD CABINET-ON-STAND

    RETAILED BY BEAUFILS, BORDEAUX, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU- AND SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD CABINET-ON-STAND
    RETAILED BY BEAUFILS, BORDEAUX, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The serpentine upper section centred by an acanthus clasp and flanked by a pair of urns en flambeaux, over cupboard doors each set with a mirrored panel, supported by rectangular case set to the front with a frieze drawer opening to a gilt-tooled writing surface and six short drawers, above a pair of cupboard doors each centred by a ribbon-tied porcelain plaque depicting a putto, the angles headed with female busts, on a shaped base with rectangular feet, the top and reverse of the carcass stamped BEAUFILS A BORDEAUX
    90 in. (228.5 cm.) high, 44 in. (112 cm.) wide, 20 in. (51 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR