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A LOUIS XVI PARCEL-GILT AND VERNIS MARTIN HARP
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A LOUIS XVI PARCEL-GILT AND VERNIS MARTIN HARP

BY BOSCH, PARIS, CIRCA 1775-'80

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A LOUIS XVI PARCEL-GILT AND VERNIS MARTIN HARP
BY BOSCH, PARIS, CIRCA 1775-'80
Decorated overall with chinoiserie vignettes wth china men trees and pavillions the schandelles filled stop-fluted column surmounted by a scroll, above the slanted hollow frame and on a canted base with pedals, inscribed 'Bosch Rue Hon..re no 275'
64 in. (164 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide;
Provenance
Acquired in Geneva, 1956.
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Lot Essay

The superb crisp carving of the present harp relates to that on a closely related example signed by Cousineau, now in the Victoria and Albert which is illustrated in F. Watson, Louis XVI Furniture, London, 1960, p. 151, fig 229.

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