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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 257

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE, AMARANTH, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY ENCOIGNURES

    CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE, AMARANTH, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY ENCOIGNURES
    Circa 1755
    Each with brèche d'Alep marble top above a pair of inlaid bombé doors enclosing two shelves, each spuriously stamped P. GARNIER JME and further stamped RESTAURE/par P.SPOHN, one inscribed in white chalk 147, the aprons partially-reveneered, previously with angle mounts
    36. 1/4in. (92 cm.) high, 29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) wide, 22 in. (56 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Stewart Granger
    Anonymous sale, Christie's London, 14 April 1983, lot 60.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 21 March 1996, lot 157.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 24 May 2000, lot 339.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOT 257)