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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOT 273)

A pair of Louis XV beechwood fauteuils à la Reine
circa 1750, stamped I. Gourdin
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 36,000 USD
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273

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOT 273)

A pair of Louis XV beechwood fauteuils à la Reine
circa 1750, stamped I. Gourdin
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 36,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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A pair of Louis XV beechwood fauteuils à la Reine
circa 1750, stamped I. Gourdin

each with a cartouche-shaped backrest, the arched molded top rail centered by a heart-shaped motif flanked by leaf tips, the padded armrests, raised on molded voluted supports, the serpentine-fronted seat raised on cabriole legs carved at the knees with flowerheads ending in leaf-carved toes.


Jean-Baptiste Gourdin, maître in 1748.
height 38 1/2 in.; width 29 in.
98 cm; 73.5 cm
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Provenance

Sold, Sotheby's, New York, April 28, 1990, lot 127

Catalogue Note

Jean-Baptiste Gourdin (1723-1781) was the eldest son of the menuisier Jean Gourdin (père Gourdin).  For a full discussion of the life and work of this profilic family of menuisiers see Caroline Legrand, 'Les Gourdin menuisiers du XVIII', L'Estampille/L'Objet d'Art, April 2004, pp. 72-84. 

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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New York