29 - 30 November 2012
A LOUIS XVI TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE
BY JEAN-FRANCOIS LELEU, CIRCA 1775
The rectangular top with later three-quarter gallery above a frieze drawer with sliding writing surface and inkwells, stamped once J*F*LELEU and twice JME, with paper label inscribed 12271, inscribed in red with museum accession number 44.115
29 in. (73.5 cm.) high, 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) wide, 13¼ in. (34 cm.) deep
With French & Company, New York.
Bequest of the Estate of Elizabeth Severance Prentiss, Cleveland, 1944.
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Catalogue of the Elizabeth Severence Prentiss Collection, Cleveland, 1944.
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