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A pair of bois satiné, tulipwood and parquetry encoignures stamped F.G.

Early Louis XV, circa 1740

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A pair of bois satiné, tulipwood and parquetry encoignures stamped F.G.

Early Louis XV, circa 1740

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A pair of bois satiné, tulipwood and parquetry encoignures stamped F.G.

Early Louis XV, circa 1740

each of serpentine form, with a moulded breche d’Alèp marble top, with a pair of doors inlaid with a stylised star motif on a trelliswork ground, within a scroll and foliate cast cartouche, on squat cabriole legs, terminating in gilt-bronze scroll feet


92cm. high, 82cm. wide, 53cm. deep; 3ft. ¼in., 2ft. 8¼in., 1ft. 8¾in.
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Catalogue Note

F.G. for François Garnier (d. 1774), father of the ébéniste Pierre Garnier.

An encoignure stamped by the same maker was sold as lot , 181, Sotheby's, Monaco, 4th March 1989. 

The stamp was unidentified until relatively recently as that of François Garnier and several pieces stamped by this maker are known to have been sold at auction:

-a vernis martin and amaranth meuble d'appui, lot 276, Christie's, Monaco, 17th June 2000
-a black lacquer commode, lot 254, from the Keck Collection,  Sotheby's, New York, 5th and 6th December 1991
-a lacquer and kingwood commode à vantaux, lot 163, The Trafford Collection, Christie's London, 3rd March 1994

A Private European Residence: French and Neoclassical Furniture and Paintings & Works on Paper

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