Auction 75 Antiques & Works of Art


Important bureau plat in the Boulle manner


15.000 - 20.000

Session 1

14 March 2018


Ebony and bonized wood veneered wood
Richly decorated in the André Charles Boulle style with tortoiseshell and gilt metal marquetry in the Jean Bérain manner
Top decorated with floral scrolls, acanthus leaves, winged figures, birds and fanatasy creatures; centre with canopy supported by feminie figures and topped by a mask with seated figure with hoop flanked by two cherubs
Drawers and sides decorated with unusual singeri depicting monkeys playing musical instruments
Arched legs with inlaid decoration
Finely chiselled gilt bronze mounts depicting Têtes de Satyre
With two drawers simulating four
France, 19th century
(small restorations)

74x121x71 cm



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