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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 551

    A MATCHED PAIR OF LOUIS-PHILIPPE MAHOGANY BERGERES

    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MATCHED PAIR OF LOUIS-PHILIPPE MAHOGANY BERGERES
    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each with curved back and cushioned seat covered with tan leather, with ribbed toprail, dolphin arm terminals and on sabre legs, one probably slightly later in date and with minor differences to carving
    36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) high, and slightly smaller; 24 ¾ in. (63 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Baron Gustave de Rothschild (1829-1911), and by descent to his daughter
    Zoe Lucie Betty de Rothschild (1863-1910), who married Baron Léon Lambert (1851-1919), and by descent to their son
    Baron Henri Lambert (1887-1933), and by descent to his son
    Baron Léon Lambert (1928-1987), photographed in the Library of his private apartment above the Banque Lambert, Brussels, circa 1965, and by descent to his nephew
    Baron Henri Lambert (b. 1978).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM LAC (LAMBERT ART COLLECTION), (LOTS 551-552)


    Literature

    P. Lambert, Long Ago (and Far Away), Brussels, 2013, p. 231.