• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 359

    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
    En suite with the preceding lot, 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', regilt
    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)