05 octobre 2010

A brass and tortoiseshell inlaid première-and contre-partie boulle marquetry commode attributed to Nicolas Sageot (1666-1731)

A brass and tortoiseshell inlaid première-and contre-partie boulle marquetry commode attributed to Nicolas Sageot (1666-1731). Louis XIV, circa 1700. photo courtesy Sotheby's the rectangular top with curved corners above a serpentine front with three short and two long drawers inlaid with Berainesque designs, on hoof feet; two gilt-bronze escutcheons later replacements, rebacked; 82cm. high, 121cm. wide, 63.5cm. deep; 2ft. 8½in., 3ft. 11½in., 2ft. 1in. Estimate 25,000—40,000 GBP. Lot Sold 103,250 GBP ... [Lire la suite]