• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
    CIRCA 1780
    Each with oval padded back and bowed loose cushion seat within a water leaf-carved frame covered in brown velvet with a cream linen slipcover, fluted circular tapering legs, regilt (2)


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    The delicate leaf carving on the frames of these fauteuils relates to the work of Jean-Baptiste Lelarge III, maître in 1775.

    Provenance

    Property of a Southwestern Collector; Sotheby's, New York, 21 May 1994, lot 205.