A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD CANAPÉ EN CORBEILLE

MID-18TH CENTURY

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A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD CANAPÉ EN CORBEILLE
MID-18TH CENTURY
The undulating back and serpentine seat upholstered in crimson silk damask, the frame carved with flowers and scrolls on cabriole legs
77in. (196cm.) wide

Lot Essay

A closely related canapé by Pierre Nogaret of Lyon (1718-1771), maître in 1745, is illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle, 1989, p. 606. Another example by Nicholas Blanchard with very similar floral carving was sold in these Rooms, 23 May 1995, lot 185 and another canapé of this model, formerly in the collection of Mrs. Henry L. Blum, is illustrated in C. Packer, Paris Furniture, 1956, fig. 51.
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