12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE W.N. RUMBALL, ESQ. (LOTS 191-215)
A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY, AMARANTH, SYCAMORE AND MARQUETRY POUDREUSE
By Louis Moreau
The rectangular top divided into three panels inlaid with sprays of flowers and a musical trophy, lifting to reveal a fitted mirror, the flanking panels enclosing covered blue silk-lined wells one further fitted, the frieze inlaid with vases and a further musical trophy and fitted with a leather-lined writing slide and two drawers, the sides decorated with sprays of flowers, on square tapering legs ending in toupie feet, stamped 'L. MOREAU' AND 'JME'
28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale in these Rooms, 26 November 1970, lot 115.
With Ronald A. Lee, 1-9 Bruton Place.
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