6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 4,000
A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD AND TAPESTRY CANAPE
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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Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Munich.
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