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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI FAUTEUILS A COIFFER
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI FAUTEUILS A COIFFER

STAMPED C. CHEVIGNY, CIRCA 1770

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI FAUTEUILS A COIFFER Stamped C. Chevigny, circa 1770 Each with incurving shield-form caned back above a bowed seat on stop-fluted legs headed by paterae, with pink silk cushions (2)

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Claude Chevigny, matre in 1768
Related fauteuils coiffer (but of a slightly earlier date), characterized by the incurving back to facilitate the combing out of a lady's hair, are illustrated in F.P. Victoria and Son, The Chair-Maker's Art, New York, 1984, exh. cat., nos. 15 and 23.

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