• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 366

    A SET OF EIGHT REGENCE CANED BEECHWOOD FAUTEUILS

    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Estimate

    A SET OF EIGHT REGENCE CANED BEECHWOOD FAUTEUILS
    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Each with a cartouche-shaped back centred by a shell flanked by foliate sprays, the curved arms with foliate-wrapped terminals, above a conformingly-carved serpentine-fronted seat with a gold and yellow floral silk damask squab cushion, on shell-headed cabriole legs terminating in foliate-carved scrolled feet, restorations including to caned seats
    37¾ in. (96 cm.) high; 25¾ in. (65.5 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep (8)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The following two lots formed part of the Keck Collection from La Lanterne (Bel Air, California) until sold at Sotheby's, New York, 5-6 December 1991, lots 243 and 244, respectively.