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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND ACAJOU MOUCHETE BUREAU-PLAT
PROPERTY FROM THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (Lot 320)
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND ACAJOU MOUCHETE BUREAU-PLAT

CIRCA 1780, STAMPED F. BURY AND JME, POSSIBLY ORIGINALLY A CYLINDER BUREAU

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND ACAJOU MOUCHETE BUREAU-PLAT
Circa 1780, stamped F. BURY and JME, possibly originally a cylinder bureau
The rectangular top with inset brown leather writing-surface and stippled banding, above a leather-lined writing-slide to each side, above the ebony and fruitwood-banded frieze with three short drawers to one, one of these fitted with inset divides and with coffre-fort, to the reverse with simulated drawers, the sides with medallions, on chandelle-decorated fluted turned tapering legs with sabots
29¾in. (76cm.) high, 64in. (163cm.) wide, 32in. (81cm.) deep
Provenance
Gift of Mrs. Sidney A. Mitchell in 1970.

Lot Essay

Ferdinand Bury, maître in 1774.
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