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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    A REGENCE OAK BUFFET A DEUX CORPS

    CIRCA 1725

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    A REGENCE OAK BUFFET A DEUX CORPS
    CIRCA 1725
    The upper doors opening to five shelves, the base with a pair of cabinet doors, the back with a blue chalk inscription, cornice and some moldings later
    110½ in. (282 cm.) high, 65½ in. (159 cm.) wide, 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep


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    The finely carved strapwork roundels of this elegant cabinet relate to similar roundels on a cabinet in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (illustrated in S. de Ricci, Louis XIV und Régence, Stuttgart, 1929, p. 201). Another related buffet à deux corps was sold from the collection of Frederick P. Victoria and Son, Christie's, New York, 27 May 1999, lot 96 ($28,000 exc. premium).