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A Régence beechwood fauteuil à la reine
circa 1715
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,600 USD
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217
A Régence beechwood fauteuil à la reine
circa 1715
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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A Régence beechwood fauteuil à la reine
circa 1715

the padded backrest with serpentine top rail centered by a coat-of-arms, padded armrests on voluted supports, the serpentine seat rails carved with shell motifs and raised on leaf-carved cabriole legs.

One rail inscribed in black ink L4243


height 46 1/2 in.; width 25 1/2 in.
118 cm; 64.5 cm
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Provenance

Possibly made for Jacques-Bertrand Scépeaux, marquis de Beaupréau (1704-1778)

Private collector, sold, Christie's, New York, May 24, 2001, lot 92

Catalogue Note

The overall design and carved elements on the present lot can be compared with an armchair in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, illustrated, Bill G.B. Pallot, L’art du siège au XVIII siècle en France, Paris, 1987, p. 112.  Another similar model is illustrated, Jarry & Devinoy, Le Siège Français, 1973, fig. 45.  Comparable chairs which have appeared on the international art market include one sold, Sotheby's, Monaco, June 18, 1989, lot 845, and a pair, formerly in the collection of Lady Baillie, Leeds Castle, sold, Sotheby's, New York, November 6, 1982, lot 191.

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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New York