19 October 2006
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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND CHINESE BLACK, GILT AND SCARLET LACQUER ARMOIRE
CIRCA 1740, STAMPED 'J MARCHAND' AND 'JME', REMOUNTED
Of arc-en-arbalette form, with a liver marble top and egg-and-dart-cast rim above a pair of doors each inset with a lacquer panel decorated with flowering branches and butterflies within a foliate-cast frame, the doors veneered on the interior in fruitwood and amaranth, enclosing three adjustable shelves, the sides inset with similar panels, on a conforming bracket base, stamped to left side beneath marble
56 in. (142 cm.) high, 58 in. (147.5 cm.) wide, 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
Collection of SAS Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Duke of Castel Duino.
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Nicolas Jean Marchand, maître in 1735.
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