10 September 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD DUCHESE BRISEE
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The arched back with a swagged cartouche-centred toprail above a serpentine seat with loose cushion, upholstered in brass-studded pale green silk covers, on cabriole legs, the seat rails inscribed '27'
The bergere 39½ in. (100 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) wide; 29 in. (74 cm.) deep; the stool 19 in. (49 cm.) high; 28 in. (72 cm.) wide; 23½ in. (60 cm.) deep
Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1985, lot 110, where bought by the present owner.
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