29 - 30 November 2012
A SUITE OF FRENCH GILTWOOD SEAT FURNITURE
THE FRAMES 19TH CENTURY, THE TAPESTRY COVERS 18TH CENTURY AND PROBABLY BEAUVAIS
Comprising a canape, two bergères à la reine and four fauteuils, each covered in tapestry, probably Beauvais, inscribed in red with museum accession numbers 44.102-8 (7)
By repute Dowager Queen Mary of England, Marlborough House, London.
Bequest of the Estate of Elizabeth Severance Prentiss, Cleveland, 1944.
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Catalogue of the Elizabeth Severence Prentiss Collection, Cleveland, 1944.
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