Lot 4202 - ibid102 ibid Furniture - Wednesday, 03. April 2019, 10.00 AM

LADY'S DESK,

Louis XV-style, with signature M.E. LHERMITE (Martin Etienne Lhermite, maître 1753), Guild stamp, Paris, 20th c.
Tulipwood and rosewood in veneer and inlaid "en papillon" and with fillets and decorative frieze. Front with 1 drawer, hinged writing top lined with gold-stamped red leather with 1 compartment on each side. Bronze mounts and sabots.
90x49x73 cm.

Provenance:
- from a private collection, Switzerland.
- Auction Koller Zurich, 22 September 2016 (Lot No. 1136).
- from a private collection, Switzerland.

A very similar lady's desk was sold by Christie's Monte Carlo on 19 June 1999 (Lot No. 78) .

Ref.: J. Nicolay, L'art et la manière des maitres ébénistes français au XVIIIe siècle, Paris 1976; p. 293 (biogr. information). P. Kjellberg, Le mobilier du XVIIIe siècle, Paris 1989; pp. 531ff. (biogr. information).

CHF 1 500 / 2 000

€ 1 400 / 1 870

Sold for CHF 1 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.