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
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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
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
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
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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

Estimate: 500,000 - 1,000,000 USD

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

Estimate: 500,000 - 1,000,000 USD
Lot sold:1,956,000USD

Description

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

Condition report

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Provenance

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 1986, 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)

Literature

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