29 September 2005
A Louis XV style giltwood and Aubusson five-piece salon suite
Late 19th century
Comprising a canapé and four fauteuils: the canapé with carved top-rail centred by scrolling foliate branches, the serpentine padded back flanked by padded arm-rests on scrolled supports, the serpentine seat on cabriole legs, the armchairs en suite; each upholstered with a cream-ground tapestry depicting figures to the backs and flower-filled baskets to the seats
The canapé: 55½ in. (141 cm.) wide (5)
Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 20-21 April 2005, lot 190 ($9,600).
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