Furniture, Silver, Clocks & Ceramics

Furniture, Silver, Clocks & Ceramics

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 20. A Louis XIV gilt-bronze mounted brass inlaid ebony and tortoiseshell ‘Boulle’ marquetry bibliothèque, circa 1700 and later, attributed to Nicolas Sageot.

Property of a Gentleman

A Louis XIV gilt-bronze mounted brass inlaid ebony and tortoiseshell ‘Boulle’ marquetry bibliothèque, circa 1700 and later, attributed to Nicolas Sageot

Lot Closed

May 17, 11:20 AM GMT

Estimate

15,000 - 22,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Gentleman

A Louis XIV gilt-bronze mounted brass inlaid ebony and tortoiseshell ‘Boulle’ marquetry bibliothèque, circa 1700 and later, attributed to Nicolas Sageot


the upper half with glazed doors opening to three adjusting shelves, the lower section with two cupboard doors depicting Hercules battling the Hydra, opening to reveal two shelves, raised on a base with canted corners, partially reconstructed, losses, restorations

249cm. high, 147cm. wide, 47cm. deep; 8ft. 2in., 4ft. 9⅞in., 1ft. 6½in.

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