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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 366

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND AUBUSSON TAPESTRY SMALL CANAPES

    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND AUBUSSON TAPESTRY SMALL CANAPES
    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 19TH CENTURY
    Each with rope-twist and entrelac-carved back, seat and squab cushion covered in pastoral tapestry depicting mythical scenes and wild animals, within a tasseled fringed background, the bead-and-reel and acanthus-carved arm supports above stiff leaf-carved, and stop-fluted turned tapering legs, each with paper labels inscribed '28 [gs]' and '34 [gss]', respectively, and with remains of further paper labels
    38 in. (96.5 cm.) high; 37¼ in. (94.5 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
    Thence by descent.