A Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted tulipwood, amaranth and parquetry bureau plat in the Louis XV style
Lot 234
A Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted tulipwood, amaranth and parquetry bureau plat possibly by H. Barbier, in the Louis XV style
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 5,868) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted tulipwood, amaranth and parquetry bureau plat
possibly by H. Barbier, in the Louis XV style
the shaped and eared quarter veneered top inset with a gilt tooled leather writing surface, above a shaped frieze comprising one long and two short panel mounted and lozenge inlaid drawers, on keeled cabriole legs headed with acanthus clasped ram's mask mounts and chutes terminating in foliate scrolled sabots, 119cm wide x 64.5cm deep x 74cm high, (46.5" wide x 25" deep x 29" high)

Footnotes

  • A Napoleon III bureau plat attributed to H. Barbier, with very similar ram's mask angle mounts, sold Christie's New York '500 Years of Decorative Arts', 18th & 19th April 2012, lot 490.
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