A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ
A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ
A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ
A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ
A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ
A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ
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Property of a Prince

A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Property of a Prince

A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:11,875GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Prince

A LOUIS XIV PARCEL-GILT EBONY AND BONE INLAID TORTOISESHELL AND WALNUT BUREAU BRISÉ


the hinged top opening to reveal a fall front enclosing three short drawers, above a recessed cupboard door flanked by two short drawers to either side, fall front stamped EDWARDS & ROBERTS, later feet, re-gilt, restorations

79.5cm. high, 89.5cm. wide, 59.5cm. deep; 2ft. 7¼in., 2ft. 11¼in., 1ft. 11½in.

Condition Report

Two beaker vases: One flared vase well restored to the rim around the entire circumference

The other with scattered filled rim chips

Three baluster vases and covers :

All three covers have a slightly creamier coloured glaze so have probably been matched to the vases, all are well restored.

One vase with faint crack from rim, another vase with a restored section to the rim.

The garniture has been well restored and is of good appearance


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Saleroom Notice

This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.

Cataloguing

Provenance

By repute, Burghley House, Lincolnshire;

Michel Meyer, Paris, March 1979

STYLE: Private Collections
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