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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 108

    A LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED BERGERE

    BY PHILIPPE JOSEPH PLUVINET, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED BERGERE
    BY PHILIPPE JOSEPH PLUVINET, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The arched stiff leaf-carved back, arms, seat and squab cushion covered in close-nailed floral-patterned cream silk, the foliate-carved arms above entrelac-carved seatrail, on stop-fluted tapering legs, headed by rosettes and terminating in toupie feet, stamped 'P. PLUVINET'
    37½ in. (95.5 cm.) high; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep


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    Philippe Joseph Pluvinet, maître in 1754.

    A related pair of fauteuils by Pluvinet was sold anonymously, Christie's, Paris, 16 April 2007, lot 384, and a white-painted canapé en corbeille by the menuisier is in the Musée Carnavalet, Paris. (P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe siècle, Paris, 2002, p. 707).

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