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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 81

Louis XV or Style Bronze Mounted Tulipwood Table a Ecrire

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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probably mid to late 18th century, likely Paris, France, inset leather top with adjustable easel, sliding silk upholstered screen, hinged book holder, two ogee drawers, serpentine skirt, attenuated cabriole legs, bronze sabots, bookmatched veneers throughout, 27 x 25-1/2 x 16-3/4 in.

Provenance: Gift of the Estate of Mary Hayward Weir; Property from the Brooklyn Museum


structurally sound, well cleaned and restored finish to veneers, bronze mounts with minor wear and age related oxidation, inset leather top is an old replacement with scattered wear and minor splitting, later silk upholstery on screen with discoloration, scattered veneer patches and shrinkages, secondary wood with minor insect damage (not active), easel with repairs, one drawer with small interior patches (likely in place of divider no longer present), some later fillings along leg joints, other general wear as expected with age and use

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Gift of the Estate of Mary Hayward Weir; Property from the Brooklyn Museum