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    Sale 7812

    Belgravia and Lake Geneva - Two European Collections

    14 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV BEECH FAUTEUILS

    BY MARTIN DELAPORTE, CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV BEECH FAUTEUILS
    BY MARTIN DELAPORTE, CIRCA 1750
    Each upholstered à chassis in green striped damask-pattern cut velvet, on cabriole legs, both stamped 'MDLP', inscribed in blue chalk 'SA-4302', previously painted
    38½ in. (98 cm.) high and 38¼ in. (97 cm.) high; 29 in. (74 cm.) wide; 25 in. (64 cm.) deep (2)


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    Martin Delaporte, flourished circa 1730-40 (d. 1756).

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Acquired from Raymond Kraemer, Paris, in 1957.