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A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD LIT D'ALCOVE
A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD LIT D'ALCOVE

BY ETIENNE MEUNIER, MID-18TH CENTURY

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A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD LIT D'ALCOVE
BY ETIENNE MEUNIER, MID-18TH CENTURY
With out-scrolled raised sides above a waved shaped apron, carved with floral sprays and upholstered in floral and gold woven silk, raised on short cabriole legs, stamped E.MEVNIER to side rail, partially resupported
79 in. (201 cm.) long
Provenance
'Maria Felix: La Dona'; Christie's, New York, 17-18 July 2007, lot 111.

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Etienne Meunier's maîtrise is apparently unrecorded. He was, however, a member of the celebrated dynasty of menuisiers that included Jean-Baptiste Meunier (maître in 1739), Antoine(maître in 1782)and Antoine-Luc (maître in 1782).

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