6 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD AND NEEDLEWORK BERGERES
LATE 18TH CENTURY
Each covered with floral petit-point needlework, decorated with floral sprays and bouquets within rope-twist medallions, the arched moulded back, cresting and apron carved with flowerheads and foliage, on stop-fluted tapering legs, headed by rosette paterae and terminating in toupie feet, areas of restoration and reweaving to the needlework, bearing the spurious stamp 'JACOB'
Each: 38¼ in. (97 cm.) high (2)
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