17 - 18 November 1999
A LOUIS XV GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT CANED CANAPE
Stamped DROUILLY, Circa 1750
The triple-arched crestrail and caned back with shaped lower edge above a shaped caned seat with swept sides, flanked by padded outcurved caned armrests covered with close-nailed brown leather with outscrolled acanthus and rocaille-carved handrests, the shaped seatrail with asymmetrical rocaille cartouche centers and cabriole legs, on octagonal pad feet each headed with an asymmetrical rocaille cartouche and joined by three curved molded X-stretchers centered by a flower head, the decoration refreshed
84in. (215cm.) wide
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