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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOT 136)

Two Louis XV/XVI Tulipwood and Kingwood Bonheurs du Jour
Circa 1760, Each stamped G Cordie, JME
Estimate
7,00010,000
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136

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOT 136)

Two Louis XV/XVI Tulipwood and Kingwood Bonheurs du Jour
Circa 1760, Each stamped G Cordie, JME
Estimate
7,00010,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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Two Louis XV/XVI Tulipwood and Kingwood Bonheurs du Jour
Circa 1760, Each stamped G Cordie, JME

the first with a three-quarter galleried superstructure with a pair of tambour doors, two small drawers and a shelf, the hinged projecting surface opening to a leather inset writing surface and a central well flanked by covered wells, two small drawers surrounding an arched kneehole, raised on slightly hipped cabriole legs ending in ormolu sabots and casters, the underside affixed with a small partial enamel plaque inscribed ... of ...ington, the second of similar form, with later ormolu mounts.


Guillame Cordié maître in 1766
height of larger 40 1/2 in.; width 24 1/2 in.; depth 18 3/4 in.
(102.9cm; 62.2cm; 47.6cm)
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Provenance

The first, Sotheby Parke Bernet, April 7, 1979, lot 186
Sotheby's, New York, October 13, 1999, lot 282

The second, Property of the late right Honorable The Lord Wharton, Christie's, London, March 19, 1970, illustrated

Catalogue Note

Four similar bonheurs du jour by Cordié are illustrated, Nicolay, L'Art et la Manière des Maitres Ébènistes Français au XVIII Siècle, Paris, 1956, p.107-107 fig. D, E, F, H.

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