• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

    A SET OF SIX LOUIS XVI BLUE AND OCHRE-PAINTED SIDE-CHAIRS

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF SIX LOUIS XVI BLUE AND OCHRE-PAINTED SIDE-CHAIRS
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Each with a rectangular moulded back and seat covered in close-nailed vieux rose floral damask, the channelled frame on turned tapering and fluted legs headed by foliate paterae and joined by H-shaped stretchers, losses to the decoration
    34¾ in. (88.5 cm.) high; 18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) wide; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep (6)


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    Provenance

    A private collection, Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
    Thence by descent.