A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED HAREWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY MEUBLE D'APPUI
A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED HAREWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY MEUBLE D'APPUI

BY NICOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1770

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A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED HAREWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY MEUBLE D'APPUI
BY NICOLAS PETIT, CIRCA 1770
The shaped rectangular Brèche d'Alep marble top, above a frieze drawer and two cupboard doors, inlaid with musical trophies and floral swags, flanked by canted sides headed by guttae plaques, stamped 'N.PETIT' and 'JME' three times
31 ½ in. (80 cm.) high; 35 in. (89 cm.) wide; 16 ¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
Possibly purchased from Charles Annoot, 16 Old Bond Street, July 1863 ‘to a small old marquetrie commode enclosed by doors’ (£40) by 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) at Netley Hall, and subsequently Linley Hall, Shropshire, and by descent.
Literature
T. Cox, Inventory of the contents of Netley Hall, Shropshire, 1917, p. 2 (drawing room).

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Nicolas Petit, maître in 1765.

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