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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD AND TAPESTRY CANAPE

    MID-18TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD AND TAPESTRY CANAPE
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Carved throughout with flowerheads, foliage, rockwork and C-scrolls, with a waved toprail, padded arms carved with strapwork and cabochons and a serpentine seat, covered in brass studded associated Aubusson tapestry depicting birds and animals, on cabriole legs with scrolled feet, originally caned and painted, one central front leg possibly replaced and with later cross-struts, the seat-rails re-supported on inner surfaces
    39½ in. (102 cm.) high; 76½ in. (194 cm.) wide; 27 in. (69 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Munich.