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A Louis XIV bibliotheque basse, c.1700 (ormolu-mounted ebony, ebonized wood, brass, simulated tortoiseshell & boulle marquetry)

Inlaid en contre-partie, the breakfronted rectangular top with brass borders and ormolu clasps to the corners above an egg-and-dart molded frieze and

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A Louis XIV bibliotheque basse, c.1700 (ormolu-mounted ebony, ebonized wood, brass, simulated tortoiseshell & boulle marquetry)
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CH6867481
Title
A Louis XIV bibliotheque basse, c.1700 (ormolu-mounted ebony, ebonized wood, brass, simulated tortoiseshell & boulle marquetry)
Artist
Boulle, Andre Charles (1642-1732) / French
Location
Private Collection
Medium
ormolu-mounted ebony, ebonized wood, brass, simulated tortoiseshell and boulle marquetry
Date
c. 1700 AD (C17th AD)
Dimensions
104x157.5x37 cms
Description
Inlaid en contre-partie, the breakfronted rectangular top with brass borders and ormolu clasps to the corners above an egg-and-dart molded frieze and two glazed doors with scroll and shell corner brackets and flanking a central door with mounted with a figure of Pomona flanked by musical trophies within brass-strung borders punctuated with husk clasps, the sides with brass strung borders punctuated with rosettes over a molded shaped apron mounted with gadrooning, foliate scrolls and rosettes, on bun feet with gadrooned collars, the feet replaced, some mounts replaced in the 19th century
Photo credit
Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images
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