Sale 19OC01 | Lot 196

Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Burr Olive and Mahogany Bureau à Cylindre

Catalogue: The Estate of Oleg Cassini

Lot Details

Lot 196
Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Burr Olive and Mahogany Bureau à Cylindre
Attributed to Christophe-André Hache, late 18th Century
The galleried white marble top above three frieze drawers and a roll top opening to a sliding leather-lined writing panel and pigeonholes and three drawers, with a frieze drawer and an arched kneehole flanked by two drawers and a deep drawer, the sides with slides, raised on fluted circular tapering legs; bearing three JME stamps. Height 45 inches, width 54 1/2 inches, depth 23 1/2 inches.

Christophe-André Hache (1748-1831), a member of the renowed family of ébénistes in Grenoble.

Sold, Christie's, New York, April 30, 1983, lot 123.

C Estate of Oleg Cassini, Oyster Bay Cove Residence, New York

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000
Sold for $3,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Very good restored condition, marble top replaced, pierced gallery possibly later, burr olive veneers are on the front and sides, the back is mahogany veneered, minor shrinkage cracks and lifting to veneers, key present, front edge of slide with sunfading across entire width, unable to open top left drawer flanking frieze drawer, right double drawer opening to a removable compartmentalized tray above a well and fitted at the back with a hinged lockable back compartment, old marks and scratches, sunfading to left front mahogany section flanking cylinder, age cracks to mahogany back.

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Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000
Sold for $3,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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