A pair of Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted tortoisehell and brass inlaid ebonized Boulle marquetry games tables<BR />second half 19th century
Lot 1317WY
A pair of Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted tortoisehell and brass inlaid ebonized Boulle marquetry games tables
second half 19th century
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the Estates of Milton and Marilyn Myers, Hollywood, Florida
A pair of Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted tortoisehell and brass inlaid ebonized Boulle marquetry games tables
second half 19th century
Inlaid overall with foliage in première partie and contrepartie, the hinged top lifting to reveal a green baize lined playing surface, each with two Duchy of Baden wax seals and two Karlsruhe Castle inventory labels to the underside.
height 30 1/2in (77.5cm); width 34 1/2in (87.5cm); depth 17 1/2in (44.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Inventory of Karlsruhe Castle, 1859
    Karlsruhe Castle Inventory 69, p. 826, O.-No. 18 and 19
    Sold Sotheby's, Die Sammlung der Markgrafen und Grossherzöge von Baden, Vol. 1, Baden-Baden, 5-21 October 1995, lot 1124
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