• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 161

    A FRENCH PARCEL-GILT WALNUT AND AUBUSSON NINE-PIECE SALON SUITE

    IN THE LOUIS XVI STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH PARCEL-GILT WALNUT AND AUBUSSON NINE-PIECE SALON SUITE
    IN THE LOUIS XVI STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a canapé, four fauteuils and four side chairs, each with fluted pilaster frame carved with stiff-leaf and paterae decoration, upholstered in pictorial tapestry
    The canapé: 72¾ in. (185 cm.) wide
    The fauteuils: 25 in. (65 cm.) wide
    The side-chairs: 21½ in. (52 cm.) wide (9)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN