• The Collection of a Lady - Mag auction at Christies

    Sale 7827

    The Collection of a Lady - Magnificent French Furniture, Savonnerie, Sèvres Porcelain, Silver and Chinese Works of Art

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 548

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILWOOD FAUTEUILS

    BY MICHEL CRESSON, CIRCA 1745

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    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILWOOD FAUTEUILS
    BY MICHEL CRESSON, CIRCA 1745
    Each with channelled frame, the cartouche-shaped padded back, arms and seat upholstered in close-studded crimson striped silk, with squab cushion, carved with C-scrolls and flowers, on cabriole legs, stamped 'MC', traces of several old shipping labels, re-gilt
    36¼ in. (92 cm.) high; 27 in. (69 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep (2)


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    Michel Cresson, maître in 1740.

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