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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOT 241)

A fine suite of Early Louis XV walnut seat furniture
circa 1730
Estimate
300,000500,000
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241

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOT 241)

A fine suite of Early Louis XV walnut seat furniture
circa 1730
Estimate
300,000500,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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A fine suite of Early Louis XV walnut seat furniture
circa 1730
comprising a canapé and six fauteuils à la reine, each with a cartouche-shaped backrest, the serpentine top rail centered by a stylised shell, flanked by foliage, the padded armrests raised on leaf-carved voluted supports, the serpentine-fronted seat carved to match the backrest, raised on shell-carved cabriole legs ending in scrolled toes.  7 pieces.
height of armchairs 41 1/2 in.; width 29 in.; height of canapé 42 in.; width 85 in.
105.5 cm; 74 cm; 107 cm; 216 cm
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Provenance

Alexander & Berendt, Ltd., London

Christie's, London, June 10, 1993, lot 52

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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New York