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A LATE LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR IN THE MANNER OF TOPINO, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

A LATE LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR IN THE MANNER OF TOPINO, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

A LATE LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR IN THE MANNER OF TOPINO, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

A LATE LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MARQUETRY BONHEUR DU JOUR IN THE MANNER OF TOPINO, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY


partially re-mounted; lacking sabots to rear feet

height 36 1/2 in.; width 28 1/2 in.; depth 18 in.

93 cm; 72.5 cm; 46 cm

Structurally sound and ready to use. Scattered surface scratches, nicks, chips, and marks throughout. Some surface stains. The veneers with scattered fraying, lifting, and with minor areas of losses and signs of infill and restorations. Two losses to the veneer on one of the marquetry pictures on the back, one approximately 2 inches in length and the other approximately 1/2 inch in length. Patches to veneers, most notably on feet. Horizontal age cracks to top and stretcher shelf. Gilt bronze mounts with scattered minor surface scratches, rubbing to gilding, and some minor verdigris. Commensurate with age and use.


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