17 May 2006
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED SATINWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY TRICOTEUSE
LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Of Louis XVI style, the hinged fall-front opening to a lattice-inlaid top with a similarly-inlaid sides, on lyre-form legs joined by a similarly-inalid stretcher shelf and swagged mounts, on splayed legs, with a fragment of a paper label printed '...White...'
30¼ in. (77 cm.) high, 28 in. (71 cm.) wide, 14¼ in. (36 cm.) deep
with Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., New York.
Jacques Leon Stern, sold Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 4 November, 1950, lot 185.
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