5 March 2003
A LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT,
late 19th century,
the rounded rectangular leather-inset top above a pair of panelled frieze drawers over turned tapering fluted legs, stamped L. GUEUNIÈRES, ÉBÉNISTE
29½in. (75cm.) high, 10½in. (27cm.) diameter
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L. Cueunières Jeune was based in 1870 at 10, rue Villhardouin, Paris. He specialised in restoring as well as copying 18th century models.
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