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Lot 1051* - A176 Furniture, Porcelain & Decoration - Wednesday, 23. March 2016, 10.00 AM

GAMES TABLE "MECANIQUE",

Louis XV, stamped F.TE AN.A TOR.A (Andrea Torrazza, with a proven source of provenance as of 1759), Genoa, ca. 1760.
Purpleheart and tulipwood in veneer, inlaid with shamrock fillets and decorative frieze. Triple leaf, a push button in the third leaf causes a case with double-doors and 2 compartments over a drawer on each side to pop up from the leaf. 2 secret drawers for game pieces. Gilt bronze mounts and sabots.
91x46x(open 92)x84 cm.

Provenance:
- Auction Sotheby's London, 23 June 1981 (Lot No. 82).
- Art trade, Genoa.
- From a very important Genoese private collection.


CHF 60 000 / 100 000 | (€ 56 070 / 93 460)

Sold for CHF 72 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.