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A Louis XV style bureau plat
Probably Paris, circa 1880, after the model by Jacques Dubois
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 48,000 USD
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190
A Louis XV style bureau plat
Probably Paris, circa 1880, after the model by Jacques Dubois
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 48,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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A Louis XV style bureau plat
Probably Paris, circa 1880, after the model by Jacques Dubois
gilt-tooled black leather writing surface above three frieze drawers, the back similarly decorated with three frieze drawers, veneered in kingwood, the frieze all around with end-cut floral marquetry on satiné veneers within floral cast and scrolled gilt bronze encadrements
height 32 1/4 in.; width 72 1/2 in.; depth 39 in.
82 cm; 183.5 cm; 99 cm
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Catalogue Note

The present lot is based on a bureau plat, now in the permanent collection of the Musée du Louvres. Purchased in 1768 by the Duc d' Orléans for the Chateau de Rainsy, it was confiscated at the revolution from the latter.

Jacques Dubois was received Master 1742 and was one of the most distinguished Parisian ébénistes of the Louis XV period. he worked for many years as an ouvrier privilégié in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine. He used the stamp I DUBOIS and so did his son René (received Master in 1755).

A closely related 18th century bureau plat by Dubois, sold, sotheby's, Paris, March 16, 2005, lot 128, € 684,000.

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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New York