Lot 1050* - A194 Furniture, Porcelain & Decoration - Thursday, 24. September 2020, 10.00 AM


Louis XV, Paris ca. 1750/60.
Rosewood and purpleheart, inlaid in lozenges and rectangular reserves. Curved legs with sabots. Removable upper part with short, curved legs with brass scrolled feet and lateral carrying handles. The top, edged in brass, with two lateral hinged covers opening up into compartments lined on the inside with pink silk. In-between, a hinged writing and reading support, lined with green leather, over a narrow drawer. The lower part with a lateral drawer. Gilt bronze mounts. 1 small key.
72 × 39 × 73 cm.

Leather, stained and with losses. Missing parts in the veneer. Requires some restoration.

- Collection of the Baroness Salomon de Rothschild (Adèle) (1843-1922), daughter of Mayer Carl Rothschild and Louise von Rothschild, hôtel particulier, 11 rue Berryer, Paris.
- from a French collection.

Literature: Les Rothschild, bâtisseurs et mécènes, Pauline Prévost-Marcilhacy, Flammarion, Paris , 1995, p. 224 with a depiction of the piece of furniture in its original setting.

CHF 35 000 / 55 000

€ 32 710 / 51 400