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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A SET OF SIX ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD DINING CHAIRS

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF SIX ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD DINING CHAIRS
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising a pair of fauteuils and four side-chairs; each cartouche-shaped padded back surmounted by a shell, on slight cabriole legs with acanthus clasps and scrolled sabots, the mounts variously inscribed ‘FL’, the underside of the sabots stamped 2449


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    These chairs relate most closely with Linke's model for index number 1161 which, in addition to sharing similar construction and sinuous Louis XV form, incorporate nearly identical shell-form cresting to the seat-rails (illustrated C. Payne, François Linke: The Belle Epoque of French Furniture, Woodbridge, 2003, p. 203).

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, OHIO