30 June - 1 July 2010,
Price realised EUR 750
Estimate EUR 300 - EUR 500
A DUTCH EBONIZED LOW CHAIR 'CHAUFFEUSE'
THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The moulded frame on S-shaped legs joined by a turned baluster front stretcher, the padded back and seat covered in black material with floral and chinoiserie decoration, on castors
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A comparable 'chauffeuse' is in the collection of Paleis Het Loo and illustrated in Paul Rem, Hofmeubilair, Negentiende-eeuwse meubelen uit de collectie van Paleis Het Loo, Zwolle, p. 113, cat. nr. 61.
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