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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 180

    A PAIR OF FRENCH LACQUERED BRASS AND MAHOGANY ADJUSTABLE STANDARD LAMP TABLES

    BY MAISON MEILLEUR, LATE 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH LACQUERED BRASS AND MAHOGANY ADJUSTABLE STANDARD LAMP TABLES
    BY MAISON MEILLEUR, LATE 20TH CENTURY
    Each with a yellow pleated silk shade above a galleried circular tray on tripod base, fitted for electricity
    Approx. 51 in. (129.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Similar lamp tables were also produced by the prestigious firm Maison Toulouse. They specialised in the production of high-end decorative brass and ormolu furnishings and objets d'art during the second half of the 20th Century. The firm's list of clientele included the highly celebrated Baron de Redé. A man of impeccable taste, the Baron de Redé had a number of telescopic occasional tables, three of which were sold from his collection at Hôtel Lambert at Sotheby's, Paris, 17 March 2005, lots 112, 711 and 712. The inspiration for the tables' design may have derived from 18th Century telescope bases.

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