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The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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A Louis XV carved walnut and parcel-gilt canapé en corbeille, circa 1750
with contoured seat and backrest carved with floral patterns and upholstered with Beauvais tapestry; ensuite with previous lot
225cm. wide; 7ft. 4¾in.
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Catalogue Note

See Charissa Bremer-David, French Tapestries and Textiles in the J. Paul Getty Museum, J.Paul Getty Museum publication, Los Angeles, California, 1997, Cat. No. 10, pp.98-105, for discussion of comparable tapestry technique table carpets, with similar distinctive yellow ground and exuberant floral design, from the late 17th, early 18th century.

The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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London