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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 323

    A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD AND BEAUVAIS TAPESTRY FAUTEUIL A LA REINE

    MID-18TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF CRESSON

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    A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD AND BEAUVAIS TAPESTRY FAUTEUIL A LA REINE
    MID-18TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF CRESSON
    Carved with foliage and rockwork, with a shaped back, padded arms with scrolled shell and strapwork terminals and a serpentine seat, the brass studded tapestry depicting scenes from Aesop's fables, on cabriole legs with scrolled feet.
    38½ in. (98 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Munich.