Lot 1008
  • 1008

A pair of Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à châssis by Michel Cresson, circa 1740, stamped M. CRESSON

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
Sold
18,750 USD
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Description

  • Giltwood, silk upholstery
each covered in quilted floral-patterned cream silk.

Provenance

Michel Meyer, Paris, June 23, 1981

Catalogue Note

Michel Cresson (1709-1781), maître in 1740

The Cresson family were an important dynasty of Parisian menuisiers in the 18th century and based in the Rue de Cléry.  Michel was active until 1776 and his clientele included the Prince de Condé and Louis XV's daughter Louise-Élisabeth, Duchess of Parma.

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