21 June 2012
AN EARLY LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD ARMOIRE
CIRCA 1730, RE-MOUNTED
With egg-and-dart and foliate frieze above a pair of glazed doors, the angles with putto mask mounts on plinth base, inscribed on the reverse several times enham
95½ in. (242.5 cm. ) high, 55¾ in. (141.5 cm.) wide, 17¼ in. (44 cm.) deep
With Dalva Brothers, New York.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 25 October 2002, lot 1193.
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