19 October 2007
SET OF SIX LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
CIRCA 1780, ATTRIBUTED TO AUGUSTIN FORSCHMANN
Each with a carved crest of a ribbon-tied sheaf of wheat above carved trailing bellflowers and floral-carved down-scrolled arms, on a shaped gadroon and leaf-carved seat rail and leaf-carved tapering fluted legs, covered in floral-patterned light gray silk and some fauteuils marked in black chalk '2', '3', '4', '5'
36½ in. (93 cm.) high, 20 in. (51 cm.) height of seat, 19 in. (48 cm.) depth of seat, 23 in. (58.5 cm.) wide (6)
Comte Henri de Beaumont, Rome
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