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Secretary of Louis XV, Stamped by Jean Baptiste Saunier, 18th Century

$8,907.07

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Upholstered secretary with curved front and decorated sides inlaid with geometric butterfly wing patterns in rosewood and violet wood, opening with two drawers, a flap revealing six compartments with five small drawers and two leaves at the bottom. Veined red marble top. Stamped twice "J.B. SAUNIER" Louis XV period. Measures: Height 139 cm, width 108 cm, depth 40 cm Jean-Baptiste Saunier, brother of Jean-Charles, was sworn in on July 29, 1757. He settled on rue de Charenton from where he had disappeared in 1782. (The initials on his stamp are written J.B. - A rare occurrence at that time, when almost always, the J was written as an I).

Details

  • Creator
    J. B. Saunier (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 54.73 in. (139 cm)Width: 42.52 in. (108 cm)Depth: 15.75 in. (40 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XV (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1760-1770
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Seller Location
    Saint Ouen, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5175118200061

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    Ships From: Saint Ouen, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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