19 March 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 32,450
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A FRENCH GILTWOOD THREE-PIECE SALON SUITE
AFTER THE MODEL BY SENÉ AND VALLOIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Comprising a canapé and pair of fauteuils à la reine, each upholstered in apple-green ground floral silk by Tassinari & Chatel
The canapé: 65 in. (165 cm.) wide (3)
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The present lot is after the celebrated suite of seat furniture carved by Jean-Baptiste Sené and Nicolas Vallois under the direction of Hauré, and supplied for the Cabinet de la Reine at Saint-Cloud in 1787.
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