Lot 1060 - A186 Furniture & Sculptures - Thursday, 27. September 2018, 10.30 AM


Louis XV, with signature by L. BOUDIN (Léonard Boudîn, maître 1761), Guild stamp Paris ca. 1760/65.
Painted with Coromandel lacquer all around, with a group of figures in an idealized park and pagoda landscape on a polychrome background. Front with hinged writing surface lined with green, gold-impressed leather, a drawer on top, and a compartment with double-doors. Fitted interior with fine marquetry with a central compartment with 3 drawers on each side, below 3 large compartments arranged in 2 rows. Gilt bronze mounts and sabots, in part replaced. Shaped "Campan" marble top. Lacquer paintwork retouched.
104x40x(open 110)x144 cm.

- Auction Drouot Paris, 30 June 1986 (Lot No. 102).
- from a French collection.
- from a private collection, Switzerland.

The secretaire "à abattant" on offer is depicted in: P. Kjellberg, Le mobilier français du XVIIIe siècle, Paris 1998; p. 94 (Ill. D).

With expert opinion by Cabinet Etienne / Molinier, Paris, August 2018.

Ref.: P. Kjellberg, Le mobilier français du XVIIIe siècle, Paris 1989; pp. 86-98 (biogr. information). D. Ledoux-Lebard, Le mobilier français du XIXe siècle, Paris 1989; p. 95 (biogr. information). J. Nicolay, L'art et la manière des maîtres ébénistes français au XVIIIe siècle, Paris 1976; I, pp. 23/24 (biogr. information).

CHF 60 000 / 100 000

€ 56 070 / 93 460

Sold for CHF 78 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.