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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 284

    A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS

    CIRCA 1780, TAPESTRY COVERS PROBABLY LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
    CIRCA 1780, TAPESTRY COVERS PROBABLY LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Each with an arched crestrail and covered with Aubusson tapestry fragments, the seat with scenes from LaFontaine's fables, each inscribed in black ink, '10507' (4)


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    Provenance

    with Dalva Brothers, New York.


    Saleroom Notice

    These chairs are upholstered in late 18th century Aubusson tapestry covers and are not 'fragments' -- as they are described in the catalogue.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW ENGLAND COLLECTOR
    (LOT 284)