A LOUIS XV ORMOLU MOUNTED BOIS SATINE, KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU MOUNTED BOIS SATINE, KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE

BY ANDRE-ANTOINE LARDIN, CIRCA 1740

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU MOUNTED BOIS SATINE, KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE
BY ANDRE-ANTOINE LARDIN, CIRCA 1740
The pierced three-quarter galleried serpentine hinged top inlaid with floral marquetry, enclosing divisions, above a side drawer on slender cabriole legs and sabots, stamped 'LARDI' and 'JME', originally with an undertier
27 ¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high; 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) wide; 13 ½ in. (34.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
Probably, Sir Henry Hope Edwardes, Bt., Wootton Hall, Derbyshire, and by descent to
Lt. Col. Herbert James Hope-Edwardes, Netley Hall, Shropshire, and by descent to
Lady More (née Hope-Edwardes formerly, Coldwell), Netley Hall, and subsequently Linley Hall, Shropshire and by descent.
Literature
T. Cox, Inventory of the contents of Netley Hall, Shropshire, 1917, p. 13 (staircase and landing) ‘An oblong shaped marquetrie [table], inlaid with flower branches, with lifting top and drawer at end, mounted with ormolu gallery, and corner chasings’.

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André-Antoine Lardin, (1724-1790), maître in 1750.
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