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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 379

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND AUBUSSON TAPESTRY BERGERES

    ONE LOUIS XVI, LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE OTHER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND AUBUSSON TAPESTRY BERGERES
    ONE LOUIS XVI, LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE OTHER 19TH CENTURY
    Each with a laurel-carved medallion back, padded arms, seat and squab cushion covered with floral tapestry, the foliate-wrapped and piastre-carved arm supports, above square-tapering and stop-fluted legs, the Louis XVI bergere with two paper labels inscribed '6 [91]' and '32' respectively, further inscribed 'SB', the other with corresponding labels inscribed '7 [91] and remains of another, further inscribed 'SB', variations to the tapestry covers
    37¾ in. (96 cm.) and 37¼ in. (94.5 cm.) high, respectively; 25½ in. (64.5 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 363-384)