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Two Louis XVI period armchairs, circa 1780, one from the Duke of Penthièvre

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

Two Louis XVI period armchairs, circa 1780, one from the Duke of Penthièvre

Two Louis XVI period armchairs, circa 1780, one from the Duke of Penthièvre

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

Lot sold:

4,410

EUR

Two Louis XVI period armchairs, circa 1780, one from the Duke of Penthièvre


relacquered wood, on four tapered legs, upholstered with a leopard pattern in damask velvet, one bearing the mark AB fire with crowned anchor; a modern footrest of Louis XV style is attached, with the same trim work


Height 36¼in; Height 37½in; Height 7¾in; width 15⅓in; prof 10¾in


(3)

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Deux fauteuils à dossier plat, d'époque Louis XVI, vers 1780, dont un provenant du duc de Penthièvre


en bois relaqué, reposant sur quatre pieds fuselés à cannelure rudentée, garni d'un velours damassé à motif léopard, l'un portant la marque au feu AB à l'ancre couronnée; on y joint un repose-pieds moderne de style Louis XV, présentant la même garniture 


Haut. 92 cm; Haut. 95 cm; Haut. 20 cm, larg 39 cm; prof. 27,5 cm


(3)

The illustrations are accurate. Good overall condition despite the inevitable minor dents and scratches due to age and use. They have been repainted. The paint is slightly rubbed on exposed areas. The upholstery is in good condition. Some traces of old and inactive woodworm under the seatrails. 


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

For one armchair, collection of the Duke of Penthièvre (1725-1793) at the Château d'Amboise