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A set of twelve Louis XV beechwood fauteuils en cabriolet

mid 18th century, stamped Lebas

Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 33,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
262
A set of twelve Louis XV beechwood fauteuils en cabriolet

mid 18th century, stamped Lebas

Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 33,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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A set of twelve Louis XV beechwood fauteuils en cabriolet

mid 18th century, stamped Lebas

each with a cartouche-shaped back, the top rail carved with flowers, with scrolled padded arms above a serpentine padded seat on cabriole legs.
Jean-Baptiste Lebas, maître  in 1756
height 36 in.; width 22 in.
91.5 cm; 56 cm.
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Provenance

Partridge Fine Arts, London. c. 1960

Catalogue Note

Two identical sets of six chairs each have appeared on the international auction market; one set, stamped Lebas, was sold, Sotheby's, London, May 17, 1963, lot 129.  The second set, also stamped Lebas was sold, Sotheby's, New York, May 21, 1988, lot 147.

Jean-Baptiste Lebas had his workshop on rue de Cléry, under the sign "Saint-Esprit".  He supplied seat furniture for a distinguished clientèle including the Comte d'Artois; he also received commissions from the comtesse du Barry for Louveciennes.

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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New York