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A pair of Louis XV style carved giltwood armchairs

19th century

Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT
279
A pair of Louis XV style carved giltwood armchairs

19th century

Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine French and Continental Furniture including European Works of Art and Tapestries

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New York

A pair of Louis XV style carved giltwood armchairs

19th century

each with a cartouche-shaped padded back carved with a scallopshell cartouche, padded armrests on voluted supports, the serpentine seat carved to match the back, raised on cabriole legs.
height 41 in; width 26 in.
104 cm; 66 cm.
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Catalogue Note

The design for this pair of chairs closely follows a model which is in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, inv. 3582, illustrated, Bill G.B. Pallot, L’art du siège au XVIII siècle en France, Paris, 1987, p. 112.  This unstamped and, to date, unattributed armchair, was made circa 1720-1730, it is of identical proportions and appears to be identically carved.   Many of the design elements incorporated in this armchair would be echoed in the work of the leading Parisian menuisisers for the next 20 to 30 years.

Fine French and Continental Furniture including European Works of Art and Tapestries

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New York