Louis XVI Parquetry Writing Table

Late 18th Century

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3,995 USD

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Description

A Louis XVI tulipwood and mahogany writing table.

  • Parquetry veneer to cabinet and drawer fronts.
  • Recessed top with dual cabinets centering a compartment with decorative spandrels atop a drawer.
  • Hinged front opening to reveal a pink velvet-lined writing surface.
  • Tapering legs.
  • With three keys.
Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, 16 February 1988, Lot 0119

Condition Report
Revive
Fair
Good
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Like New

Warping and surface mark at back.

Soiling to fabric.

Moderate veneer loss.

Structurally sturdy.

Dimensions
Height: 40.25 inches / 102.23 cm
Width: 27.75 inches / 70.48 cm
Depth: 16.5 inches / 41.91 cm
Materials
Brass, Mahogany, Tulipwood, Velvet
Period
Louis XVI
Decorative Style
Neoclassical Style
Country of Origin
France
SKU

BWT79

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