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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 100

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD BERGERES

    BY JEAN-BAPTISTE BOULARD, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 19 May 1989, lot 73.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN