14 October 2020
A LOUIS XVI WHITE-PAINTED TABOURET
BY JEAN-BAPTISTE LELARGE, CIRCA 1775
Upholstered in Louis XVI Aubusson tapestry, stamped IB LELARGE four times, with red-painted Wrightsman inventory number 16A
16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high, 14 ¼ in. (36.5 cm.) square
Acquired from Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York, 1952, and covered in tapestry by Jansen, 1956. (as a pair, one with differing upholstery sold from the collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, the London residence; Sotheby's, New York, 28 April 2010, lot 281.)
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F.J.B. Watson, The Wrightsman Collection, vol. I, p. 83, no. 56 A,B. (the pair of tabourets).
Jean-Baptiste Lelarge, maître in 1775
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