21 November 2008,
Price realised USD 36,250
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A LOUIS XVI BOIS SATINE AND AMARANTH BUREAU PLAT
STAMPED 'E. LEVASSEUR' TWICE AND 'JME' THREE TIMES, CIRCA 1780, CONVERTED FROM A CYLINDER BUREAU
With pull-out writing slides to each end, mounts largely replaced
30½ in. (78 cm.) high, 56¼ in. (164 cm.) wide, 31 in. (79 cm.) deep
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Etienne Levasseur, maître in 1766.
Eleanor Bostwick, Old Westbury, New York.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 28 September 2006, lot 234.
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