20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV WALNUT FAUTEUILS
EACH STAMPED 'DELAPORTE', MID-18TH CENTURY
Each with an arched floral-carved crest, scroll-carved arms and similarly-carved floral carved seat rail and cabriole legs, covered in floral tapestry, each bearing a paper label inscribed in ink '1330 6 fauteuils bois LVX', stamped to rear seat rail with partial preceding initial (4)
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