6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 4,000
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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Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Munich.