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Lot 1380* - A182 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 21. September 2017, 10.00 AM


French Regency, attributable to A.C. BOULLE (André Charles Boulle, 1642-1732), Paris, ca. 1715/20.
Matte and polished gilt bronze. Finely pierced wall plate, decorated with foliage. 2 light branches with broad drip plates and vase-shaped nozzles.
H 51 cm.

- from a French collection.

An identical pair was part of the Collection Ribolzi in Monte Carlo and was sold at Sotheby's Paris on 30 November 2011 (Lot No. 38). A further, identical pair was sold at d'Orsay Paris on 14 December 1979 (Lot No. 100). A variant with 3 light branches is part of the Collections of the Palais Rohan in Strasbourg.

- Die Kunst des französischen Möbels, Munich, no date indication.; pp. 67-109 (biogr. information).
- J.P. Samoyault, André-Charles Boulle et sa famille, 1979.

CHF 45 000 / 55 000 | (€ 42 060 / 51 400)

Sold for CHF 54 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.