19 March 2009
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU
BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
signed F. Linke to one acanthus clasp
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Linke made six versions of this chair in two sizes, in mahogany or satiné, upholstered or caned. One with ormolu-mounts, like the present lot, was made for the important American client Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge in 1913.
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