Sotheby’s to Auction Very Rare Secrétaire with Sevres Porcelain Plaques Stamped A. Weisweiler

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PARIS.- The sale of Important Furniture, Sculpture & Objets d’Art at Sotheby’s Paris on 6 April comprises an exceptional ensemble of 230 precious items from a variety of European collections, including a rare Italian Renaissance bronze and a group of French 18th and early 19th century terracottas. Highlight of the sale is sure to be an extremely rare Louis XV Secrétaire en Cabinet in citronnier, sycamore and amaranth veneer, adorned with ormolu mounts and Sèvres porcelain plaques, stamped four times A. Weisweiler, from the former Collection of Baron Gustave de Rothschild (estimate €1.5-2.5m*). Furniture incrusted with Sèvres porcelain plaques has always been popular among aficionados of the