• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI LACQUERED-BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CORNER HANGING SHELVES

    ONE STAMPED 'J CANABAS' TWICE AND 'JME', THE UNSTAMPED EXAMPLE WITH REAR UPRIGHT REPLACED, WITH MINOR VARIATIONS AND POSSIBLY OF A SLIGHTLY LATER DATE

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    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI LACQUERED-BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CORNER HANGING SHELVES
    ONE STAMPED 'J CANABAS' TWICE AND 'JME', THE UNSTAMPED EXAMPLE WITH REAR UPRIGHT REPLACED, WITH MINOR VARIATIONS AND POSSIBLY OF A SLIGHTLY LATER DATE
    Each with four shelves joined by pierced and scrolled supports, one inscribed '2' in white chalk, one stamped to rear upright, re-mounted
    39 in. (99 cm.) high, 15 in. (38 cm.) wide (2)


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    Joseph Gengenbach dit Canabas, maître in 1766.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 26 October 1995, lot 217.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOT 166)