Description & Technical information

Nicolas Petit (1732-1791, maître in 1761) Paris, Louis XV/Louis XVI (Transition) period.

Date:  1770
Period:  18th century
Origin:  Paris
Medium: Ormolu mounted, Louis XV/Louis XVI (Transition) period
Signature: Stamped "N· PETIT" and "JME"
Dimensions: 68.5 x 32.5 x 25.5 cm (27 x 12³/₄ x 10 inches)
Provenance: Provenance
Sotheby's London, May 31, 1957, lot 140;
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973