21 October 2005
A NEAR PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK, GILT AND POLYCHROME CHINESE LACQUER AND VERNIS MARTIN ENCOIGNURES
MID-18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY GERMAN, VARIATIONS IN SIZE AND DECORATION
Each with molded white-mottled liver marble top above the case decorated with floral sprays with birds and two doors, on a shaped apron, the marble top inscribed in black ink 'Grate #11', both with various labels inscribed in black ink '14748 x 2', top inscribed in blue '235-2061', both inscribed in pencil 'BOSTWICK', one incised 'W DEL WYDEN', one with restored break to marble
33½ in. (85 cm.) high, 21½ in. (54 cm.) wide, 15½ in. (39 and 40 cm.) deep, respectively (2)
Eleanor Bostwick, Old Westbury, Long Island.
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