• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 360

    A SUITE OF LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED SEAT FURNITURE

    BY ANTOINE BONNEMAIN, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A SUITE OF LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED SEAT FURNITURE
    BY ANTOINE BONNEMAIN, CIRCA 1770
    Comprising a canape and four fauteuils, each with arched back and bowed seat covered with eighteenth century Aubusson tapestry, stamped A BONNEMAIN JME
    71¼ in. (181 cm.) long, the canapé


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    Antoine Bonnemain, maître in 1753.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (LOT 360)


    Literature

    A.G. Bennett Five Centuries of Tapestry From the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 1992, cat. no. 92, illus. 293.