19 October 2006
A LATE LOUIS XV TULIPWOOD, SYCAMORE, AND MARQUETRY OCCASIONAL TABLE
CIRCA 1770, STAMPED 'N PETIT'
The rectangular top with outset corners inlaid with a bouquet of flowers above a pull-out blue velvet-lined writing slide and a pair of drawers inlaid sans traverse with a flower-filled vase, the sides and back further inlaid with floral sprays and with a drawer to the right side fitted for writing implements, the angles inlaid with smaller flower-filled vases, on cabriole legs joined by an incurved undertier inlaid with a floral spray, ending in foliate-cast sabots, stamped to right underside
29¼ in. (74 cm.) high, 18½ in. (47 cm.) wide, 12½ in. (32 cm.) deep
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