29 September 1999
A LOUIS XVI TULIPWOOD SYCAMORE AND MARQUETRY POUDREUSE
Stamped G. Baron JME, Circa 1775
With rectangular triple-hinged top centrally inlaid with a musical trophy flanked by ribbon tied floral sprays reversing to a mirrored panel and enclosing three compartments above a central frieze drawer and a small divided drawer over square tapering legs
22in. (72cm.) high, 31in. (80cm.) wide, 17in. (43cm.) deep
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Gilles Baron, matre 1751.
Although Baron died about 1770, his widow kept the workshop in operation and used his stamp until 1782.
The Tibor Collection includes 19 soldier vases, bold and colossal forms admired by specialist Becky Maguire
The final work in a series of paintings of a Georgian house in Cookham, commissioned by the man who later helped to found the Stanley Spencer Gallery