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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 110

    A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV GILTWOOD AND BEAUVAIS TAPESTRY FAUTEUILS

    BY JACQUES CHENEVAT, CIRCA 1765

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    A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV GILTWOOD AND BEAUVAIS TAPESTRY FAUTEUILS
    BY JACQUES CHENEVAT, CIRCA 1765
    Each with a flowerhead and foliate carved toprail, padded and scrolled arms and a serpentine seat, upholstered in brass studded floral tapestry, on chanelled cabriole legs headed by flowerheads and with foliate carved feet, each stamped I CHENEVAT, two chairs with handwritten labels 4592 Royal, re-gilt
    Each 38 in. (97 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) wide; 26½ in. (67 cm.) deep (4)


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    Jacques Chenevat, maître in 1763.

    Chenevat established his workshop 'A la croix d'Or' in the rue de Clery for a period of around 10 years working principally in the Louis XV style. Among his most notable work was a large Louis XV fauteuil for the réserves du Garde-Meuble.

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    Provenance

    Ader Tajan, Paris, 7 June, 1993, lot 97.