14 October 2020
A LOUIS XIV ROUGE LANGUEDOC MARBLE BASIN
CIRCA 1700, THE SOCLE AND PEDESTAL OF A LATER DATE
With an oval body above a waisted socle and marble and white-painted pedestal
52 in. (132 cm.) high, 24 ½ in. (60 cm.) wide,14 ½ in. (37 cm.) deep, overall
Acquired from Partridge, London, 1982 (a pair).
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E. Eerdmans, Henri Samuel: Master of the French Interior, New York, 2018, p. 180 (illustrated in situ in the entrance hall at Blythedunes).
The pair to this example is currently in a private collection in New York, gifted to the present owner by Mrs. Wrightsman.
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