17 - 18 November 1999
A LOUIS XVI BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY SEMANIER
Stamped F.SCHEY, Circa 1780
The veined eared white marble rectangular top above seven panelled drawers inset with brass moldings, the sides decorated with three panels and flanked by half-turned brass-inset fluted supports, on tapering fluted feet, remounted
61in. (155cm.) high, 38in. (98cm.) wide, 16in. (40.5cm.) deep
Purchased from Malmaison Inc., New York.
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