AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730
Property from a Distinguished American Collection
AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730
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 AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730
 AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730
 AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730
 AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730
 AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730
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AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 USD
Property from a Distinguished American Collection

AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 USD
Lot sold:6,300USD
(28 bids, reserve met)

Description

Property from a Distinguished American Collection

AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD BIBLIOTHÈQUE BY MIGEON, CIRCA 1730


with a veined red marble top, stamped twice MIGEON and JME; partially re-mounted

Pierre Migeon IV (1696-1758), maître c.1720

height 64 in.; width 52 in.; depth 11 ½ in.

162.5 cm; 132 cm; 29 cm

Condition report

In good conserved condition with scattered scratches, minor age cracks, and small patches to veneer. Apron pendant and door spandrels replaced with some re-veneering; mounts of base probably later, chicken wire replaced. Some interior shelves slightly warped. Later marble in good condition with a few minor scratches. Lock replaced, key is present, but lock mechanism not functioning.


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Literature

Helen C. Fioratti, French Antiques (New York 1990), illustrated

Catalogue note

A similar bookcase by Migeon was sold Bonham's San Francisco, 27 October 2014, lot 6189. A pair of smaller kingwood bibliothèques, one stamped Migeon, was sold Sotheby's London, 25 October 2016, lot 157.


Pierre Migeon IV (1696-1758), maître c.1720