4 - 5 September 2002
A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD CANAPE EN CORBEILLE,
circa 1750, stamped DE LION, replacements to frame,
the shaped back with foliate-carved cresting above padded seat with loose cushion covered in red velvet on foliate-headed cabriole legs
56in. (142cm.) long
Purchased from Isabella Barclay, Inc., 16 September 1959, ($6,250).
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The stamp is possibly that of Pierre Nogaret, maître in 1745 in Lyon.
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