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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GIANNI VERSACE: NEW YORK (LOT 380)

A Pair of Italian Neoclassical Painted and Parcel-Gilt Mahogany Settees
Circa 1810, after a design by Percier and Fontaine
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 24,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
380

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GIANNI VERSACE: NEW YORK (LOT 380)

A Pair of Italian Neoclassical Painted and Parcel-Gilt Mahogany Settees
Circa 1810, after a design by Percier and Fontaine
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 24,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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New York

A Pair of Italian Neoclassical Painted and Parcel-Gilt Mahogany Settees
Circa 1810, after a design by Percier and Fontaine

Catalogue Note

The Percier and Fontaine design, incorporates not only identical lion-carved supports, but also nearly identical turned and leaf-carved back supports and fringe beneath the seat rail, see plate 6, Recueil de Décorations Intérieures, Comprenant Tout Ce Qui a rapport a l'ameublement, Paris, 1827, inscribed Fauteuil et Vases éxécutés à Paris dans la Maison du C.D***

Another settee, identical but with different frieze mount, is illustrated in the Collection of Mario Praz, Rome in S. Grandjean, Empire Furniture, London, 1966, fig. 72.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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New York