6 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000
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).
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Sotheby's, London, 8 December 1995, lot 134.
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