• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 371

    A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS

    BY CLAUDE I SENE, CIRCA 1780, THE TAPESTRY PROBABLY BEAUVAIS

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS
    BY CLAUDE I SENE, CIRCA 1780, THE TAPESTRY PROBABLY BEAUVAIS
    Each with an arched rectangular back, padded arms and seat covered in close-nailed tapestry depicting flowering torches, musical attributes and laurel-wreathed bow-tied hats, the guilloche-carved back with foliate finials, above foliate-wrapped arms and curved supports, and a conformingly-carved seatrail, on turned tapering fluted legs headed by rosette paterae and terminating in toupie feet, stamped G.SENE
    37½ in. (95 cm.) high; 27½ in. (70 cm.) wide; 21¾ in. (55 cm.) deep (4)


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