A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD BERGERES
A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD BERGERES
A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD BERGERES
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A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD BERGERES

BY JEAN-BAPTISTE TILLIARD, CIRCA 1775

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A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD BERGERES
BY JEAN-BAPTISTE TILLIARD, CIRCA 1775
Each with rounded padded back, arms and seat covered in mint-green silk, the chanelled back carved with beed-and-real, with scroll arm terminals above foliate-sheathed supports carved with chutes de piastres, the guilloche-carved seatrails on turned tapering fluted legs headed by rosette paterae and terminating in toupie feet; each backrail stamped 'TILLIARD', each frontrail inscribed 'D. 666' in white chalk; refreshments to the gilding
39 ¾ in. (101 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) wide; 27 in. (69 cm.) deep
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's Monaco, 13 February 1983, lot 411.
Special notice

These lots have been imported from outside the EU or, if the UK has withdrawn from the EU without an agreed transition deal, from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
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Jacques Jean-Baptiste Tilliard, known as Jean Baptiste Tilliard II, maître in 1752.

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