10 June 2004
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED SATINWOOD, AMARANTH, FRUITWOOD, GREEN-STAINED AND MARQUETRY BEDSIDE TABLE
By Adrien Delorme, mid-18th century
The mottled brown later top and three-quarter moulded gallery above an open compartment, the frieze, sides and back with floral marquetry and three carrying holes, one drawer to the side, above cabriole legs headed by acanthus spray mounts and terminating on scroll sabots, the underside with traces of stamp 'DELORME', remounted
31 in. (79 cm.) high; 18½ in. (47 cm.) wide; 12½ in. (32 cm.) deep
The late René Fribourg Collection, sold Sotheby's New York, Part II, 17-18 October 1963, lot 810.
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Adrien Delorme, maître in 1748.
A very closely related example with similar floral marquetry, but with a tambour shutter is illustrated in J. Nicolay, L'Art et la Manière des Maîtres Ebénistes Français au XVIIIème siècle, Paris, 1956, p. 141.
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