Jean-Louis Faizelot Delorme (master in 1763)
Paris, Louis XVI period, circa 1770-1780
“Boulle” marquetry in contrepartie with Caret tortoise shell against a brass background, ebony veneer ; brass filets, ormolu, glass
H. 38 ½ in. (98 cm) ; L. 58 in. (147 cm)58 in.; Pr. 15 ¾ in. (40 cm)
Laurent Grimod de la Reynière (1734-1793), described in the inventory of the Petit Salon of his hotel, Paris, 22 Germinal An 4 (April 11 1796) ; most likely his sale August 21, 1797, lot 110.
Former Boni de Castellane and Anna Gould collection, Palais Rose, Paris, then by descent to the current owner
Stamped: J.L.F. DELORME under the left side rail