24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD BERGERES
BY JEAN-BAPTISTE BOULARD, MID-18TH CENTURY
Each with arched and rounded back, padded arms, seat and cushion covered in floral needlework, the chanelled frame carved to the cresting and rail with a cabochon-centred cartouche flanked by trailing foliage, on cabriole legs, each stamped 'J.B.BOULARD' and incised 'B', with traces of earlier light green decoration
38½ in. (98 cm.) high (2)
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Jean-Baptiste Boulard (1725-1789), maître in 1755.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Christie's, London, 19 May 1989, lot 73.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN