• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 358

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS

    BY FRANCOIS REUZE, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
    BY FRANCOIS REUZE, MID-18TH CENTURY
    Each with cartouche-shaped back, padded arms and drop-in serpentine-fronted seat upholstered à chassis with cream patterned fabric, the chanelled and C-scroll carved frame decorated with flower heads and trailing foliage to cresting and rails, on cabriole legs headed by floral sprays and terminating in scroll feet, each stamped 'FRC.REVZE'
    39¼ in. (100 cm.) high; 28½ in. (73 cm.) wide (2)


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    François Reuze, maître in 1743.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 300-385)