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Description

Jean-Joseph de St. Germain, ormolu mounted casket, c. 1750, France, Louis XV era veneered bombe tabletop chest mounted with gilt bronze c-scroll border, trellis pattern panels, and a central cartouche of musical instruments and foliage, red velvet lined interior, the bronze work attributed to Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (1719-1791) and the woodwork to his father, ebeniste Joseph de Saint Germain, stamped "St. Germaine JME" to underside, 9"h x 12"l x 7"w

Provenance: The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection; Rare Art Inc., New York City, purchased 1971

Condition

Good, scattered hairline cracks in veneer, gilding nicely preserved with minor rubbing, velvet lining worn

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Jean-Joseph de St. Germain, ormolu mounted casket

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Nov 23, 2019
Starting Bid $600
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