Lot 54
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A rosewood, kingwood and tulipwood secretaire à abattant, signed P.F. Guignard Louis XV/XVI Transitional, circa 1775

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 EUR
Sold
4,000 EUR
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Description

  • stamped to the lower right small drawer JME P * F * GUIGNARD
  • 147cm. high, 99cm. wide, 36cm. deep
the marble top above a frieze drawer, above a hinged flap revealing a fitted interior with six small drawers and writing surface, the lower part with two doors, the sides, flap and doors each quarter veneered

Literature

P. Kjellberg, Le mobilier français au XVIII siècle, Paris 1989, 376f.
J. Nicolay, L'art et la manière des maîtres ébénistes français au XVIII siècle, Paris 1976, 173.

Catalogue Note

Pierre François Guignard (1740-1794) became maître in 1767. He was a cabinet maker and renowned furniture merchant, established on the Rue de la Roquette in Paris. He took actively part in the French Revolution which eventually cost his life.
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