18 novembre 2010

Louis XV Furniture & Ceramics @ Sotheby's New York

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted tulipwood, fruitwood and marquetry secrétaire de dame à abattant, attributed to RVLC, circa 1760. photo courtesy Sotheby's 114 cm; 63.5 cm; 37.5 cm. Est. 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 74,500 USD NOTE: This secrétaire de dame belongs to a small group of nearly identical pieces stamped by or attributed to Roger Vandercruse. These include one stamped RVLC and formerly in the Dutasta Collection and another attributed to the maker in the Musée du Louvre, see Clarisse Roinet, Roger Vandercruse dit La... [Lire la suite]