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The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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A Louis XVI tulipwood, amaranth, sycamore and rosewood marquetry and parquetry secrétaire à abattant by J. C. Ellaume, circa 1780
the rectangular brown-veined white marble top above a panelled frieze drawer with canted corners above a fall-front enclosing an arrangement of shelves and six drawers, the leather writing surface with monogram J. L. D., the lower section with two doors opening to reveal one shelf, on bracket feet; stamped thrice I. C. ELLAUME and twice JME, remounted
142cm. high, 98cm. wide, 40cm. deep; 4ft. 8in., 3ft. 2½in., 1ft. 3¾in.
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Catalogue Note

Jean-Charles Ellaume, received maître 1754.

Ellaume was active in in the rue Traversière, Paris during the course of three decades, and seems to have supplied furniture for other marchands-ébénistes such as Léonard Boudin. 

The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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London