A late 19th century French Louis XV style boulle and gilt metal mounted bureau de dame, in restored condition
Lot 516
A late 19th century French Louis XV style boulle and gilt metal mounted bureau de dame, in restored condition
Sold for £624 (US$ 1,047) inc. premium
Lot Details
A late 19th century French Louis XV style boulle and gilt metal mounted bureau de dame, in restored condition
Inset all-over with scarlet tortoiseshell and foliate cut brass, the angled fall concealing a rosewood faced interior fitted with an old leather writing surface and two drawers, over a shaped apron fitted with a frieze drawer, on angled cabriole legs terminating in sabots, 98cm wide.

Footnotes

  • Restored circa 2000 by Colin Piper, Witney, Oxfordshire, recommended by the Victoria & Albert Museum, at a cost of approximately £4000.
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