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    Sale 12454

    The Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection: Part II: Oriental Carpets, European Furniture, Works of Art & Tapestries, Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Works of Art

    12 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 449

    A LOUIS XV KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY BOITE A TOILETTE

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY BOITE A TOILETTE
    CIRCA 1760
    The mirrored interior fitted with four stoppered glass flasks, a silver-gilt funnel, dish and cup, the silver marked with the Paris décharge mark for 1756-1762
    4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high; 5 ¼ in. (13 cm.) square


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    A similar example was sold in an anonymous sale; Piasa, 27 June 1998, lot 436.

    Provenance

    Albert Edward Harry Mayer Archibald Primrose, 6th Earl of Rosebery and 2nd Earl of Midlothian (1882-1974), Mentmore Towers, Buckinghamshire; Sotheby's house sale, 18 May 1977, lot 50.