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A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted tulipwood bureau à écrire debout
last quarter 18th century, signed N. Petit
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 16,800 USD
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339
A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted tulipwood bureau à écrire debout
last quarter 18th century, signed N. Petit
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 16,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted tulipwood bureau à écrire debout
last quarter 18th century, signed N. Petit
the rectangular veneered top fitted with a pierced three-quarter ormolu gallery above a leather-lined slant front writing surface, the front with a pair of tambour slides opening to reveal pigeonholes, each side fitted with a small drawer, one enclosing secret drawers, above a leather-lined writing slide and with a larger pair of drawers beneath; the back fitted with a fall-front opening to form a velvet-lined writing surface and to reveal pigeonholes; the whole raised on square supports veneered to simulate fluting, joined by a shelf, continuing to square tapered legs fitted with ormolu collars and sabots.
Nicholas Petit, maître in 1761.
height 4ft. 3 1/2 in.; width 47 1/2 in.; depth 29 1/4 in.
131 cm; 121 cm; 74.5 cm
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