View full screen - View 1 of Lot 172. A LOUIS XIV GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL CONTRE-PARTIE MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT ATTRIBUTED TO ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE, CIRCA 1715.
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A LOUIS XIV GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL CONTRE-PARTIE MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT ATTRIBUTED TO ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE, CIRCA 1715

A LOUIS XIV GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL CONTRE-PARTIE MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT ATTRIBUTED TO ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE, CIRCA 1715

A LOUIS XIV GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL CONTRE-PARTIE MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT ATTRIBUTED TO ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE, CIRCA 1715

A LOUIS XIV GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL CONTRE-PARTIE MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT ATTRIBUTED TO ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE, CIRCA 1715


height 30 1/2 in.; width 78 in.; depth 37 1/4 in.

77.5 cm; 198 cm; 94.5 cm

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Acquired by Jean Baptiste de Machault d'Arnouville, Comte d'Arnouville (1701-1794) and placed in the Grand Cabinet of the Château d'Arnouville, together with a cartonnier and clock by Pierre Gaudron

By descent to his son Charles d'Arnouville (1747-1830), Château d'Arnouville

By descent to his daughter Geneviève Françoise Aglaé de Machault, Comtesse de Choiseul-Daillecourt (1801-1869), Château d'Arnouville

By descent to her son Léon de Choiseul-Daillecourt (d.1879), Rue Traktir, Paris

By descent to his son Charles de Choiseul-Daillecourt (d.1884), Château de Saint-Pierre-Eglise

By descent to his sister Alix de Choiseul-Daillecourt, by whom sold Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 21 May 1896, lot 3 (bureau plat, cartonnier, and clock)

Collection of the Prince de Wagram

Jaime Ortiz Patiño Collection, Sotheby's New York, 20 May 1992, lot 59 (bureau plat)

Daniel Meyer, Le mobilier de Versailles: XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, Dijon 1992
Alexandre Pradère, French Furniture Makers: The Art of the Ébéniste from Louis XIV to the Revolution, London 1989
Vincent Pruchnicki, Arnouville: le château des Machault au XVIIIe siècle, Paris 2013
Jean Nérée Ronfort, André Charles Boulle (1642-1732): Un nouveau style pour l'Europe, Paris 2009