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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 351

    A SET OF SIX FRENCH GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A SET OF SIX FRENCH GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each with foliate-carved channelled frame, the padded seat and back covered in red upholstery, each applied with a paper label to the underside, CALIFORNIA PALACE FOR THE LEGION OF HONOR, 21, LINCOLN PARK, SAN FRANCISCO/1958.54/armchair, wood carved, gesso and gilt; upholstered in silk and wool petit-point embroidery/France, style of about 1710/Lent by the W.H. Crocker Estate and with a stencilled label GUERDE/doreur encadreur/45 rue de Bourgogne 45/Paris/meubles batiment a cadres dor/aes Noir met imitation d'..../eatt/aemiation et oxidisation de 10r. (61)


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 25-26 September 2001, Lot 323
    W.H. Crocker
    Accessioned by the California Palace for the Legion of Honor in 1958


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION