London, South Kensington
1 May 2013
A PAIR OF EMPIRE GREY-PAINTED CHAISES
BY T. PERRELLE, CIRCA 1810
Each with channelled frame the padded back and seat covered in patterned buff-cotton, on baluster turned legs, the rear seat rail with the Palace of Fontainebleau inventory brand, the seat rails inscribed with a variety of numerals, one stencilled 'T. PERRELLE'
36½ in. (91.5 cm.) high; 19 in. (48 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep (2)
Château de Fontainebleau, almost certainly commissioned for Napoleon I.
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A near identical pair of chaises by T. Perrelle, also with provenance from the Château de Fontainebleau, was sold Christie's Paris, 17 November 2011, lot 308.
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