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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 179

    A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD AND TAPESTRY UPHOLSTERED FAUTEUIL

    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCOIS LAPIERRE OR JACQUES CHENAUX, CIRCA 1775

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    A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD AND TAPESTRY UPHOLSTERED FAUTEUIL
    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCOIS LAPIERRE OR JACQUES CHENAUX, CIRCA 1775
    Channeled throughout, the arched back with a ribbon cresting, padded arms and a bowed seat upholstered in brass studded tapestry depicting scenes from Aesop's fables, on roundel-headed tapering and fluted legs, inscribed in chalk to the underside G David
    39 in. (99 cm.) high; 27 in. (69 cm.) wide; 28 in. (71 cm.) deep


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    A closely related pair of fauteuils stamped by Chenaux, from the Collection of Mrs Dorothy and the late Wendell Cherry, was sold at Sotheby's New York, 10 December 1994. A further example by Chenaux is illustrated in Pierre Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Francais du XVIII Siecle, Paris, 1998, p. 176.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Ghislaine David, Paris.