A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND AMARANTH BUREAU PLAT
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND AMARANTH BUREAU PLAT

BY NICOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1775, LARGELY REMOUNTED

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND AMARANTH BUREAU PLAT
BY NICOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1775, LARGELY REMOUNTED
With opposing sham drawers, the sides with pull-out rests, stamped N PETIT twice, the drawers originally with a central locking mechanism and with consequential alterations
28 ½ in. (73 cm.) high, 47 in. (129.5 cm.) wide, 24 ¼ in. (61.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 13-14 November 1959, lot 283.
Comtesse de Pimodan; Poulain Lefur, Paris, 9 December 1999, lot 173 (FF 150,000).
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Please note the provenance is incorrect in the catalogue and should read:
Anonymous sale; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 13-14 November 1959, lot 283.
Comtesse de Pimodan; Poulain Lefur, Paris, 9 December 1999, lot 173 (FF 150,000).

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Nicolas Petit, maître in 1761.

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