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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 85

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE TABLES

    CIRCA 1755-60 AND ADAPTED, ATTRIBUTED TO PIERRE ROUSSEL

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    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY SIDE TABLES
    CIRCA 1755-60 AND ADAPTED, ATTRIBUTED TO PIERRE ROUSSEL
    Each inlaid to all sides with a cube pattern, the shaped rectangular top with moulded border above a drawer enclosing three later silvered compartments and a gilt-tooled brown leather-lined writing-slide concealing a further compartment with a secret drawer, above a pair of cupboard doors enclosing four later compartments, on cabriole legs and foliate sabots, bearing the stamp 'P. ROUSSEL', one inscribed 'C' in black to the underside, the mounts re-gilt
    28 in. (71.5 cm.) high; 16½ in. (42 cm.) wide; 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep (2)


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