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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

    A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD BERGERE A LA REINE

    BY RENE CRESSON, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD BERGERE A LA REINE
    BY RENE CRESSON, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The back, padded arms, seat and squab cushion covered in red cut-velvet upholstery, stamped 'CRESSON L'AINE'
    38 in. (96 cm.) high; 33 in. (84 cm.) wide


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    René Cresson, called Cresson l'Ainé, maître in 1738.

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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 26 April 1990, lot 168.