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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED ENCOIGNURES

    BY PIERRE II MIGEON, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED ENCOIGNURES
    BY PIERRE II MIGEON, MID-18TH CENTURY
    Each with an eared grey-veined marble top above a shaped door decorated with chinoiserie figures in exotic landscapes and enclosing two shelves, the angles set with pierced scrollwork clasps, the shaped apron mounted with an espagnolette mask flanked by dragon's wings, on short cabriole legs terminating in foliate-cast sabots, each stamped twice 'MIGEON', one leg with restored break, probably re-mounted
    41½ in. (105 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep (2)


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    Pierre II Migeon (1701-1758).

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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 8 December 1995, lot 134.