10 September 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 252-253)
A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD BERGERE A OREILLES
BY JEAN-NICOLAS BLANCHARD, CIRCA 1775
The serpentine flower and foliate-carved toprail above a padded back, arms and loose cushion covered in brass-studded pale green silk, on foliate cabriole legs, all four legs spliced, stamped twice N.BLANCHARD
43 in. (110 cm.) high; 28½ in. (72 cm.) wide; 35 in. (89 cm.) deep
Sotheby's, London, 7 December 1979, lot 108, where bought by the present owner.
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Jean-Nicolas Blanchard, maître in 1771.
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