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    Sale 12029

    The Opulent Eye - 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Carpets

    7 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 193

    A FRENCH GILTWOOD FIVE-PIECE SALON SUITE

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, INDEX NUMBER 1118, CIRCA 1928

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    Estimate

    A FRENCH GILTWOOD FIVE-PIECE SALON SUITE
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, INDEX NUMBER 1118, CIRCA 1928
    Comprising a canapé and four fauteuils, each with square back carved with guilloche, covered in cream fabric, stamped to the outside of each arm 'LINKE'
    The canapé: 45 1/8 in. (114.5 cm) high; 66 ½ in. (169 cm.) wide; 32 ½ in. (82 cm.) deep
    The fauteuils: 42 ¾ in. (108.5 cm.) high; 28 ½ in. (72 cm.) wide; 29 in. (73.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    A Private Collection: Volume II; Sotheby’s, New York, 19 April 2007, lot 74 ($66,000).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MONACO COLLECTION (LOTS 186-204)


    Literature

    C. Payne, François Linke, 1855-1946 – The Belle Epoque of French Furniture, Woodbridge, 2003, p. 435, index pl. 513 (one armchair illustrated).