19 October 2007
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV WALNUT FAUTEUILS
STAMPED 'PARMANTIER A LYON', MID-18TH CENTURY
Each with a molded rectangular back with a rounded crestrail centered by a floral clasp, the splayed arms and seat covered in all covered in close-nailed 18th Century Aubusson tapestry over a serpentine floral-carved seatrail, on flower-headed cabriole legs, previously decorated, possibly the original tapestry covers (2)
Collection of the Marquesa de Portago, New York.
Anonymous sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 12 October 1968, lot 115.
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Nicolas Parmantier, maître in Lyon in 1768.
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