20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED SCARLET LACQUERED ENCOIGNURES
MID-18TH CENTURY, LATER DECORATED AND REMOUNTED
Each with a later red and grey-veined marble top with outset rounded corners above a serpentine-fronted case fitted with cabinet doors with a transverse decorated landscape vignette with figures at various pursuits within a scrolling foliate ormolu cartouche above a scalloped frieze further mounted with foliage on short cabriole legs mounted with sabots, each bearing spurious stamp 'J. BIRCKLE' and 'JME''
35¼ in. high, 32½ in. wide, 24 in. (60 cm.) deep (2)
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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTION
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