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A pair of Directoire Mahogany Armchairs
circa 1800
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
90
A pair of Directoire Mahogany Armchairs
circa 1800
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important French Furniture & Decorations, European Ceramics and Carpets

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A pair of Directoire Mahogany Armchairs
circa 1800
each with a rectangular padded backrest, wooden armrests raised on slightly shaped supports carved with scrolls continuing to tapered legs; covered in 18th century tapestry depicting scenes from Fontaine's Fables.
height 36 in.; width 24 in.
91.5 cm; 61 cm
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Provenance

By descent in the John Jay family.

Catalogue Note

An identical suite of Directoire seat furniture, with identical Louis XVI tapestry covers is in the John Jay Homestead, Katonah, New York.

Important French Furniture & Decorations, European Ceramics and Carpets

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New York