Louis XIV bookshelf by Nicolas Sageot

Louis XIV bookshelf by Nicolas Sageot

Circa 1700
250 x 131 x 45 cm (98 ³/₈ x 51 ⁵/₈ x 17 ³/₄ inches)
brass ebony rosewood turtle shell

Signed "N/SAGEOT" and "N.S"


Important library in Boulle marquetry in the first part of caret tortoiseshell, engraved brass, Indian rosewood and Rio rosewood veneer, blackened walnut and ebony, decorated with foliage scrolls, the facade opening with two partly glazed doors and revealing five shelves, the sides with reserves. Ornamental appliques of angles and locks in gilded bronze. The piece of furniture is stamped N / SAGEOT and N.S on the cornice at the top right and a trace of stamp on the right crosspiece N.S.

Nicolas Sageot