Lot 1107* - A176 Furniture, Porcelain & Decoration - Wednesday, 23. March 2016, 10.00 AM

LADY'S WRITING DESK "A FLEURS",

attributed to Louis XV, J.P. LATZ (Jean Pierre Latz, maître 1740) , the bronze mounts with "c couronné" (a tax mark which was applied to all copper-containing alloys between 1745 and 1749), Paris, ca. 1745/49.
Tulipwood, rosewood and various partly coloured precious woods, in veneer and exquisitely inlaid with flowers, leaves and cartouches and decorative frieze on all sides. Inclined front, the inside with a writing surface lined with black, gold-pressed leather. Fitted interior with large central drawer below a compartment, flanked by 1 drawer on each side. 2 secret compartments. Exquisite, matte and polished gilt bronze mounts and sabots. Free-standing.
83x47.5x(open 74)x98 cm.

Provenance:
- From a French collection.

With expert opinion by S. Etienne, Paris, 2016.

CHF 150 000 / 250 000

€ 140 190 / 233 640

Sold for CHF 192 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.