19 May 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A LOUIS XV WALNUT DUCHESSE
STAMPED I. NADAL, MID-18TH CENTURY
The incurved padded back and foot headed by floral clasps, the padded frame and seat covered in pink and polychrome floral silk, on a floral-carved serpentine-form seatrail and cabriole legs headed by further floral clasps, on toupie feet
83 in. (211 cm.) long
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 20 November 1993, lot 203.
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Jean-René Nadal dit l'Ainé, maître in 1756.
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