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A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted ebony and boxwood-inlaid mahogany vide pôche
circa 1785, stamped A. Weisweiler
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 170,500 USD
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135
A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted ebony and boxwood-inlaid mahogany vide pôche
circa 1785, stamped A. Weisweiler
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 170,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Property from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman: The London Residence

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A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted ebony and boxwood-inlaid mahogany vide pôche
circa 1785, stamped A. Weisweiler
Adam Weisweiler (1744-1820), maître in 1778
height 29 1/2 in.; width 30 1/4 in.; depth 13 3/4 in.
75 cm; 77 cm; 35 cm
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Provenance

Peter Mack Brown, Sotheby's New York, October 14, 1988, lot 89

Aveline, Paris, 1989

Catalogue Note

A vide pôche of very similar design and nearly the same size was made by Jean Henri Riesener for Queen Marie Antoinette for her cabinet at the Château de Saint-Cloud and is now in the Musée Nissim de Camondo; see Nadine Gasc and Gérard Mabille, Le Musée Nissim de Camondo, Paris, 1991, p. 38.    

Property from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman: The London Residence

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New York