A Louis XV ormolu-mounted tulipwood & parquetry table a ecrire, in the manner of BVRB
Lot 97
A French Louis XV ormolu-mounted amaranth, kingwood and tulipwood parquetry and marquetry occasional table in the manner of BVRB
Sold for £27,500 (US$ 46,222) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French Louis XV ormolu-mounted amaranth, kingwood and tulipwood parquetry and marquetry occasional table
in the manner of BVRB
the serpentine top centred by a floral bouquet within a geometrical banding surround, above a pull-out with a gilt-tooled green leather writing surface and a drawer to one side, on cabriole legs and foliate cast sabots , 42cm wide, 32cm deep, 67.5cm high (16.5" wide, 12.5" deep, 26.5" high).

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  • The Property of Viscount Strathallan

    Provenance:
    - Probably James David Drummond, 10th Viscount Strathallan, Strathallan Castle, Perthshire
    - William Huntly Drummond (born 5th August 1871), 11th Viscount Strathallan & 15th Earl of Perth, Strathallan Castle, Perthshire
    Included in the sale of the contents of Strathallan Castle in 1910 by Love's of Perth
    - Purchased at the sale of the contents or prior to the sale by Margaret(d. 5th December 1920), eldest daughter of William Smythe of Methven Castle and second wife of James David Drummond, 10th Viscount Strathallan
    - Thence by descent to the present Viscount
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